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New hearing loss directory launched – Edinburgh

A new online resource for people with hearing loss has launched in Edinburgh. The digital directory – designed as a one-stop-shop for adults seeking help and support – details the many services available to the estimated 40,000 people living with hearing loss in Edinburgh. Featuring over 60 listings, the city’s first ever Hearing Loss Directory was […]

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019Congratulations to our affiliated group and club – Banbridge Lipreading Group – for successfully obtaining funding to run lipreading classes in 2019. Run by Rathfriland couple Les and Ramona Williams, the classes support people of all ages in Banbridge, Northern Ireland and other areas. The funding will allow the group to continue to run classes […]

Places left on beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

Free lipreading classes in Edinburgh starting 2019There’s still time for you to join a free two-year beginners course in lipreading in Edinburgh. Run by the charity Deaf Action, these classes offer hard of hearing adults the chance to boost confidence and communication. It also provides information and support to help manage hearing loss. Classes are relaxed, friendly & fun! Meet others […]

FREE managing your hearing loss course – Edinburgh

FREE managing your hearing loss course - EdinburghDo you sometimes feel left out of conversations and miss things? Would you like to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experience? A new and free six-week managing your hearing loss course will take place in Edinburgh from Saturday 23rd February until 30th March 2019. This FREE 6 weeks course can give […]

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing loss

Barclays offer new lipspeaker service for customers with hearing lossBarclays bank customers who have hearing loss will be able to have their telephone conversations with the bank interpreted by a lipspeaker, thanks to a new service. In a UK banking first, this new development aims to make sure all Barclays customers are able to access telephone banking services more easily. Once a customer has […]

Free beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

lipreadingThe Scottish charity Deaf Action is to host a free lipreading course for adults in Edinburgh. The two-year programme is for adults who have a hearing loss and want to boost their confidence and communication skills by learning to lipread. The course offers information and support to manage your hearing. It is a great way […]

New term of lipreading classes starts next month – Northern Ireland

New term of lipreading classes starts next month - Northern IrelandA new 8-week term of the Banbridge Lipreading Group will begin next month (October) in two communities in Northern Ireland. The first class will begin at the Tesco Outlet Centre, Banbridge, BT32 4LF in its Community Room from Thursday 11th October. A second 8-week block of lipreading classes will also begin in Armagh from Tuesday […]

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