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Sally Shaw named Scottish Sensory & Equality Champion

Sally Shaw, Director of Ideas for Ears, is the Scottish Sensory & Equality Champion of the YearThe founding director of social enterprise Ideas for Ears has been crowned the Scottish Sensory & Equality Champion of the Year. Sally Shaw received the award, which recognises the person who has made the greatest contribution to sensory loss and equality in Scotland, at the Scottish Sensory and Equality Conference and Awards 2019. The conference held in […]

Hearing Link volunteer attends parliamentary reception

SCOD WSDCS ReceptionHearing Link staff and volunteers were delighted to attend a parliamentary reception to mark the 90th birthday of the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCOD) and the 70th anniversary of West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society (WSDCS). Scotland volunteer Robin Wickes attended the evening, held at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, alongside UK Volunteer and Scotland Co-ordinator, […]

Hearing loss and accessing legal services

The Scottish Legal Aid Board (SLAB) wants people with a hearing to share their experiences of accessing legal services for civil matters. It is working with the British Deaf Association Scotland (BDA) www.bda.org.uk,  the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCoD) www.scod.org.uk and the Deaf Sector Partnership http://deafsectorpartnership.net/ to carry out a short survey. Civil legal matters include divorce or separation, buying a house […]

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