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Bursary available for lipreading tutor training – Edinburgh

Bursary available for lipreading tutor training - EdinburghThe Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership, through its Scottish Government See Hear funding, will provide one or more bursaries towards the cost of lipreading tutor training. This is conditional on the student(s) agreeing to provide at least one 30-week course, per year, for the three years post-qualification on a self-employed basis within the City […]

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 […]

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