A new online resource for people with hearing loss has launched in Edinburgh. The digital directory – designed as a one-stop-shop for adults seeking help and support – details the many services available to the estimated 40,000 people living with hearing loss in Edinburgh. Featuring over 60 listings, the city’s first ever Hearing Loss Directory was […]
Anyone living in Edinburgh and worried about their hearing, can come along to a sensory information event this month. The event will take place on Saturday 30th March at Prestonfield Neighbourhood Centre, 63 Prestonfield Avenue, Edinburgh, between 10am and 3pm. There will be a chance to get advice and information, have your hearing screened and […]
Supermarket Sainsbury’s has announced an extension to its pilot of using sunflower lanyards for customers with hidden disabilities. The trial, which has been taking place in Sainsbury’s Barnstaple, will now be rolled out to more stores this month. The initiative offers shoppers the option to pick up a lanyard, which has been purposely designed to […]
Save £1 on our most popular products in our online shop this February. For this month only, you can purchase our lanyard, communication card and plastic wallet for just £3, saving £1 if you bought the items individually. Head over to shop.hearinglink.org for further details as well as money-saving deals on gifts.
We are delighted to announce that our LinkUp groups will be held in every country of the UK in 2019. These group experiences in 2018 proved to be positive and life-changing for participants. The weekend, residential format gave people a really good chance to get to know each other well and to gain the right […]
There’s still time for you to join a free two-year beginners course in lipreading in Edinburgh. Run by the charity Deaf Action, these classes offer hard of hearing adults the chance to boost confidence and communication. It also provides information and support to help manage hearing loss. Classes are relaxed, friendly & fun! Meet others […]
Do you sometimes feel left out of conversations and miss things? Would you like to meet other people with hearing loss to share your experience? A new and free six-week managing your hearing loss course will take place in Edinburgh from Saturday 23rd February until 30th March 2019. This FREE 6 weeks course can give […]