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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. […]

Exploring sounds and vibrations

People with sensory loss in Aberdeen are invited to share their views on a multi-sensory project that explores sounds and vibrations. Composer Colin Riley and Sound Technologist Carl Faia are working with bass clarinettist Gareth Davis on a project called Made to Resonate (M2R). They will showcase their work during ‘Techfest’ – Aberdeen and North East Scotland’s Festival of Science, […]

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