25th February 2019 – International Cochlear Implant Day

Woman with cochlear implant talking to another womanToday (25th February) is International Cochlear Implant Day which aims to raise awareness of cochlear implants across the world. A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who has a severe or profound hearing loss. It does not cure deafness or hearing impairment, but is […]

Get your shop order in time for Christmas

Hearing Link butterfly logo in blueHearing Link shop customers should be advised of the following postage dates if they wish to receive their order in time for Christmas. UK orders – Orders must be placed by 4pm on Friday 16th December International orders (including main land Europe) – Orders must be placed by 4pm, Thursday 8th December. We would also […]

Share views on travel & accessibility

Airplane taking off into the sunILUNION Technology and Accessibility and ONCE Foundation are conducting a study on travel behavior and accessibility in travel in different countries/ worldwide. The aim is to investigate the preferences, values and satisfaction of tourists travelling around Europe, North America and Asia. Respondents will be asked about frequency of travel, preferred destinations and means of transport. In addition, there are […]

Find a useful hearing loss org

Two older ladies smilingWhether you live in the UK or further afield, we have a fantastic directory of useful organisations that can support you. From groups and clubs, to hearing loss associations and lipreading organisations, there is a fantastic catalogue to browse. Check out our UK useful organisation’s page by clicking here. For our website visitors living in […]

Sea anemone proteins may help ‘restore’ damaged hearing

Sea anemones could be key in helping to restore damaged hearing, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Louisiana have found that the water-dwelling creatures could help to repair damaged hair cells in the inner ear. Sea anemones detect passing prey by using vibration-sensitive hair cells which cover their tentacles.  It is […]