The Hearing Link Services team has been out and about this autumn, strengthening our links with those who work in the hearing loss sector. We’ve exhibited at the conferences of the British Academy of Audiology (BAA) and the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA). These are great opportunities to strengthen our ties with hearing care professionals […]
By Nicola Hicks What is the point of going to a lipreading class? You might think the answer to this is simple – surely people go because they have lost some hearing and need to lipread to help them follow conversation. It’s true this is the main reason people enrol, but there are lots of […]
By Helen Hollings By the time I was 20 years old I was using two hearing aids due to a decline in my hearing, having been born deaf with a severe hearing loss in my left ear. I have always enjoyed sport, running and swam at the World Deaf Games in 1997 in Denmark. I then had […]
This book is set in the remote southwest of Australia and has interesting connections with Aboriginal culture and a lot of Aussie slang. I firmly believe that the way to understand people in other places and times is to read the fiction produced about them.
By Lorraine Braggins Everyone felt cut off from friends and family during lockdown. But for those with hearing loss, feeling isolated can be a daily occurrence even in normal times. Losing your hearing can have a drastic effect on every day communication with family, friends, colleagues and people you encounter out and about in daily […]
An exhibition that focuses on technology and services designed to make life easier for people with hearing loss will take place this month (September) in Orpington, Kent. The HEAR Today exhibition will take place on Saturday 18th September at Orpington Methodist Church, 19 Sevenoaks Rd, Orpington BR6 9JH from 10-4pm. Admission to the event is […]