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Our feature magazine inTouch is out now!

inTouch summer 2018

Our new-look feature magazine inTouch is now available to download online. Read the latest news from Hearing Link and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People in our summer 2018 edition. In this edition, we meet our volunteers from Northern Ireland who are supporting local communities with their Newtownabbey Hearing Loss Group which meets on the last […]

Pleased to say I was wrong

I mentioned some time ago that Sue wrote ‘Deaf Rider’ across the back of her hi-viz riding vest and I was, frankly, a little unsure about that. Would some people (you know the type) regard that information as a means for making fun of her? I’m delighted to have been proved an idiot. It’s not […]

Free six week hearing loss course – Edinburgh

Do you sometimes feel left out of conversations and miss things? Would you like to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experiences? ‘Managing your hearing loss‘ is a free six week course taking place at Southside Community Centre in Edinburgh starting on Thursday 17th May, and taking place from 1.30pm until 3.30pm. […]

The Silver Screen

The recent revelations about how people have been mistreated in the ‘Hollywood industry’ either did the Oscars no good, or drew in viewers keen to see what would happen on the night. Surely though, very few were surprised by what’s been going on. Even though we don’t take an interest in the ceremony we were […]

Deafness affects partners too, new research finds

Research by the University of Nottingham has found that partners of people who have lost their hearing experience frustration, anger and upset. The research team reviewed 78 studies about the impact of deafness and those closest to them. Partners reported becoming socially isolated and exhausted. Read the full story on the Daily Mail website: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4953766/Partners-people-going-deaf-endure-frustration.html#ixzz4v61XtPMN

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