Hearing Link

Volunteer takes part in experimental theatre performance

‘Living with the Volcano’: Arts accessibility made manifest at Edinburgh Multi-Artform Venue A Hearing Link volunteer has taken part in an experimental theatre performance in Edinburgh. Ann Thallon, who has a severe hearing loss, worked intensively with musician/theatre maker Greg Sinclair and visual artist Kate Temple to develop and share ‘Volcano’. The project was funded […]

Hearing Link volunteer attends parliamentary reception

Hearing Link staff and volunteers were delighted to attend a parliamentary reception to mark the 90th birthday of the Scottish Council on Deafness (SCOD) and the 70th anniversary of West Scotland Deaf Children’s Society (WSDCS). Scotland volunteer Robin Wickes attended the evening, held at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, alongside UK Volunteer and Scotland Co-ordinator, […]

Residential programme comes to Glasgow

Our first residential Self Management Programme (SMP) took place in Glasgow recently (2nd-4th September). In a change to our recent SMPs, which typically take place one day a month for three consecutive months, this course was held over one weekend. Thank you to everyone – and Ginger the hearing dog – who attended. A huge thanks also to our wonderful volunteers who led […]

Monthly film club – Glasgow

The Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) has a monthly film club ‘Visible Cinema’ deaf and hard of hearing audiences. Visitors can enjoy captioned or subtitled screenings followed by a post-film discussion enhanced by Speech-to-Text service and BSL. It recently launched a new Facebook page where visitors can keep tabs on future screenings, news and other events. […]

Lipreading taster sessions announced

The Association of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA) has announced free taster sessions for Lipreading Awareness Week next month. Sessions will be held in Dundee, Hertfordshire, London, Cornwall, Ayrshire, Bath, Exeter and Buckinghamshire. Head over to the ATLA website for further details of when these will take place. Lipreading Awareness Week takes place from 12th-16th September. […]

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