Hearing Link

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, […]

Lipreading Awareness Week (10-14th September)

Lipreading Awareness WeekToday marks the start of Lipreading Awareness Week 2018. This week (10th-14th September) is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss and how learning to lipread can support communication. Led by the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults, there will be a series of free taster sessions taking place across the country for […]

Our feature magazine inTouch is out now!

inTouch summer 2018Our new-look feature magazine inTouch is now available to download online. Read the latest news from Hearing Link and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People in our summer 2018 edition. In this edition, we meet our volunteers from Northern Ireland who are supporting local communities with their Newtownabbey Hearing Loss Group which meets on the last […]

Help needed for student research

survey clipboardA Master’s student from University College London is conducting research into how people with sensory conditions experience therapeutic healthcare spaces. Lara Gregorians is looking for individual to complete the online questionnaire by 9th July. The aim of the study is to better understand how individuals with visual impairments, hearing impairments and autism experience these non-clinical […]

Heather Jackson Award winner announced

Margaret Du FeuMargaret du Feu has been awarded the Heather Jackson Award for her significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened people. Starting in medical school, Margaret became progressively deafened by cochlear otosclerosis and is now profoundly deaf.  She had a cochlear implant in 1999. Margaret has committed her life’s work to […]

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