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Hearing Link drop-in session, London – Mon 13 Jan

Worried about hearing loss? Not hearing clearly or misunderstanding what’s being said? TV and radio need to be turned up? If you’re 65 or over, in London and are worried about possible hearing loss, our drop-in sessions at Mycenae House may be helpful. The next session is next Thursday 13 January (1pm-3pm) in the Main Hall. […]

You’re not alone – Helpdesk is here for you

HelpdeskIf you think you’re experiencing a change in your hearing, or you are struggling with hearing loss and all its challenges, or you’re supporting someone with hearing loss – we’re here to help. All our Helpdesk Responders have lived or professional experience of hearing loss and they are ready to offer information, guidance, and support. […]

Lipreading classes – a lifeline to people with hearing loss in lockdown and beyond

LipreadingBy Lorraine Braggins Everyone felt cut off from friends and family during lockdown. But for those with hearing loss, feeling isolated can be a daily occurrence even in normal times. Losing your hearing can have a drastic effect on every day communication with family, friends, colleagues and people you encounter out and about in daily […]

Hearing Loss Community Day – Worcester

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and Hearing Link are hosting a Hearing Loss Community Day in Worcester next month. Join us at Worcester Golf and Country Club on Monday 13th September from 11-3pm. Our event is open to members of the public looking to manage hearing loss for themselves or a loved one. Our Hearing […]

Deaf Awareness Week – 3rd-9th May 2021

Deaf Awareness WeekThis week (3rd-9th May) is Deaf Awareness Week organised by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCoD). The theme for this year is ‘Coming through it Together’ and focuses on organisations working together to raise awareness of deaf issues. You can find more about the work of different organisations through UKCoD’s blog which features the different […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – where to find support

mental healthBy Hearing Link On the final day of our festive series of blogs, we are sharing the ways you can access support for your hearing and mental wellbeing over the Christmas period. Some support services will break for the holiday season, so here is our guide of what to do if you notice a sudden […]

BTA extends it text-based tinnitus support services

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has extended its text based support services to help more of the 7.5 million people living with the condition in the UK. Complementing the existing freephone helpline and email support, they have launched two new text-based services – SMS chat and web chat which will provide free, accurate and personalised […]

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