Hearing Link

Captioning Awareness Week: 11th-17th November

Captioning Awareness Week: 11th-17th NovemberThis week, marks Captioning Awareness Week (11th-17th November) run by the arts charity Stagetext. Captioning Awareness Week is an opportunity to celebrate arts access for d/Deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing audiences. A series of events are taking place across the country at theatres, museums, and galleries to show what’s on offer, how access is […]

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 […]

Hearing Link volunteer named Heather Jackson Award recipient 2019

Hearing Link volunteer John Newton has been named recipient of the 2019 Heather Jackson AwardHearing Link volunteer John Newton has been named this year’s recipient of the Heather Jackson Award. The award is presented annually, and jointly, by the National Association of Deafened People (NADP), Signature, and Hearing Link, to a person who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened people. It has been […]

Lorraine Gailey steps down from Hearing Link after 31 years

Lorraine Gailey steps down from Hearing Link after 31 yearsAfter 31 years leading the work of Hearing Link, our Chief Operating Officer, Dr Lorraine Gailey, has moved on to new challenges.  Lorraine has dedicated her career to supporting adults with acquired hearing loss and their families across the UK. Her background was in psychology and speech & language therapy before joining the LINK Centre […]

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