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Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland events to shape future strategy

ILF Scotland stakeholder groupThe Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland, the public body supporting disabled people to live independently in Scotland and Northern Ireland, is inviting all interested parties to have their say on its future strategy through a series of events and an online consultation. Formed in 2015 by the Scottish Government, and operating in both Scotland and […]

Survey – Understanding accessibility in public transport

Survey - Understanding accessibility in public transportAn Edinburgh based startup focused on creating technology to help those with accessibility, disability and mobility needs is carrying out a survey on accessibility in public transport. Passio is running a project which focuses on understanding the needs and challenges faced by people with different disabilities and accessibility challenges when taking public transport. They aspire […]

Free six-week course for hearing loss – Edinburgh

Free six-week course for hearing loss - EdinburghA free course covering topics to help manage hearing loss will start in Edinburgh this August (2019). Managing your hearing loss course will run from Thursday August 22nd until 26th September from 6-8pm at the South Bridge Resource Centre, 6 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. This course will have guest speakers – including Hearing Link – covering […]

Our magazine is out now! Read inTouch!

Read the latest copy of inTouchOur bi-annual magazine inTouch is out now! Our latest bumper 28-page issue offers an insight to the work of Hearing Link and its parent charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. In this issue, we celebrate our wonderful volunteers who are working across the UK to help deaf people to stay connected with their friends and […]

BIHIMA announces findings from audiology research panel

Over half (55%) of audiologists do not believe their patients are aware of the link between hearing loss and cognitive decline, according to the results of an audiologist research panel, conducted by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). BIHIMA questioned approx. 70 audiologists across the private sector and NHS, in April 2019, on […]

MED-EL offers music grant to hearing implant users

MED-EL offers music grant to hearing implant usersHearing implant company MED-EL is offering the chance for hearing implant users to learn to play a musical instrument or to take up singing lessons. The annual music grant will provide two lucky MED-EL hearing implant users the chance to own and learn to play a musical instrument of their choice or take up singing […]

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