Hearing Link

Volunteer May fundraises at Sainsbury’s Saltcoats

May at Sainsbury's SaltcoatsHearing Link volunteer May Wood joined our friends from parent charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, for a day of fundraising in Ayrshire recently. Hearing Dogs has been made Charity of the Year by Sainsbury’s Saltcoats and invited volunteers along to raise funds. May (pictured far right) was delighted to join the team and also […]

Volunteer raises awareness at Dunfermline technology show

Ann at Dunfermline Technology ShowOur Scotland volunteer Ann Thallon was out and about raising awareness of Hearing Link’s services this week. She joined other organisations from across Fife at the Technology Roadshow in Dunfermline at the Vine Conference Centre. It was a great chance to tell the local community about our Helpdesk, LinkUp groups and more. The event is […]

Free beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

lipreadingThe Scottish charity Deaf Action is to host a free lipreading course for adults in Edinburgh. The two-year programme is for adults who have a hearing loss and want to boost their confidence and communication skills by learning to lipread. The course offers information and support to manage your hearing. It is a great way […]

Impact of hearing loss on family members – Edinburgh survey

A Edinburgh student is investigating the impact of hearing loss on family members as part of her university dissertation. Abbey Anderson, who is studying audiology at Queen Margaret University, is looking for individual to support her research by completing an online survey. The study looks at how family members are affected by hearing loss and […]

LinkUp group meets in Edinburgh

Our first LinkUp group was held in Edinburgh recently for individuals and their family members seeking information and support for hearing loss. These groups have already successfully run across England since last year, and we were delighted to welcome along a full group for this first event in Scotland’s capital. The participants talked about technology, […]

Volunteer training weekends

In anticipation of our new ways of working with families and in communities, we have been delivering a series of volunteer training weekends throughout the autumn.   Each event is addressing one broad area of activity for Hearing Link, including the following: personalised one-to-one support small group programmes volunteer leadership, team coordination and community engagement marketing, […]

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