"I hope that through my example, such as my role on 'The West Wing,' I can help change attitudes on deafness and prove we can really do everything... except hear."
Marlee Matlin - Actress
7th December 2015
Fight for local lipreading | ATLA
Action On Hearing Loss
7th December 2015
Lip-reading quiz - Age UK Hearing Aids
Deaf Unity is looking for trainers from Higher and Further Education (FHE) to take part in an innovative new project - 'Motivating and Inspiring Young Deaf Learners'.
Launching in 2016, this lottery-funded project is the first of its kind, and designed to tackle the rapidly declining number of deaf students in higher in further and higher education.
It is a unique opportunity for experienced individuals, with skills in mentoring and working with a deaf audience, to empower young deaf and hard of hearing students to pursue successful and rewarding careers.
To find out more about the project, and how you can help make a difference to the next generation of deaf learners, please visit the Deaf Unity website.
13-19 June 2015
Find an event near you: Festival of Learning events calendar.
May and June 2015
Festival of Learning 2015
During the months of May and June, the Festival of Learning will bring together organisations across the country to offer thousands of opportunities for anyone and everyone to learn something new.
Events will be listed online at www.alw.org.uk/events
Culminating in Adult Learners' Week 13 - 19 June, the Festival aims to celebrate adult learning and heighten awareness of the learning opportunities available across the UK
In Essex, Essex Adult Community Learning will be running a range of FREE taster sessions in Libraries and other locations across the county, where you will have the opportunity to meet our tutors and find out more about the learning opportunities.
This includes new lip-reading classes as detailed below
24th February 2015
I attended this lecture & reception and it was one of the best presentations I have ever been too.
You can view it here:-
The Annual Lecture 2014 - Dr David Baguley explores current insights into hearing and deafness act4addenbrookes.org.uk.
How can we help?