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LinkUp Groups are back!

If you live with hearing loss, you’re not alone… and our popular LinkUp Groups are back in 2022, to help you manage your hearing journey. LinkUp Groups are free two-day support groups for people with hearing loss. They are designed and run by people with lived and professional experience of hearing loss. For the past […]

Scottish government seeks feedback from AAC users

Scottish Government flyerThe Scottish Government is seeking users of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to share their lived experiences, in order to assess the impact of recent legislation. A 2018 Scottish law was intended to ensure that everyone living in Scotland who had been assessed by a speech and language therapist, and identified as requiring an AAC […]

Deaf Awareness in the NHS: share your views

Make your views knownA research project at the University of Cambridge is seeking input from people with hearing loss, or parents/carers of people with hearing loss, about their NHS experiences. The study is being led by a group of patients and clinicians working to improve the way NHS staff work and communicate with people who have a hearing […]

Humans of Scotland: May’s story continues

May WoodYou may remember that our volunteer May Wood featured in a 2019 e-book Humans of Scotland. The book, produced by The Alliance in Scotland, featured 30 inspirational stories from people across Scotland, with a foreword by Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister. The Humans of Scotland project, running since 2018, has sought to provide a platform for […]

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