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Cochlear implant drop-in service looking for new volunteers – Manchester

Cochlear implant drop-in service looking for new volunteers in ManchesterA group of volunteers who support patients with auditory implants is looking for new members to join their team. The Richard Ramsden Centre for Auditory Implants based at Manchester Royal Infirmary offers the drop-in sessions for patients can find out about more assistive listening devices and try them at home. The group is completely voluntary […]

Certificate in Lipspeaking course – Manchester

Gain a certificate in LipspeakingThe Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies will be running a course early next year in Lipspeaking. The 13-month course will start on Saturday January 18th 2020 and participants will work towards achieving Signature Level 3 Certificate in Lipspeaking. Attendance is one weekend per month and the course will involve study and practice at home, as […]

Blog: Volunteering at the Audiology Drop-In Centre at Manchester Royal Infirmary

John Newton writes about volunteering in the audiology centre at Manchester Royal InfirmaryThoughts, insights and experiences By John Newton, Hearing Link volunteer Not long ago at the audiology clinic in Manchester I met a charming teenage girl with cochlear implants which had been implanted when she was a baby. She was accompanied by her mum, and was looking for help with using her smart phone. I was […]

Lipreading teacher training opportunity – Manchester

The Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies has recently received some additional funding to provide grants, interest free loans and bursaries to people training as lipreading teachers. Lipreading classes can be immensely helpful and empowering in many ways for people who have a hearing loss.  They are also friendly, supportive and informal, enabling people to share problems […]

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