Getting it right for hearing
Getting it right for hearing

Hearing access to be debated in Scottish Parliament


We are delighted that hearing access is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament as part of a motion recognising World Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness Week. The debate will take place on Thursday 28 February at 12:45pm, straight after First Minister's Questions.  It was lodged by Alexander Stewart, MSP…

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Brogan – In at the deep end!


Post by Brogan Young, University of Stirling student who is on placement with Ideas for Ears   On Wednesday the 6th of January, a joint consultation meeting took place at the Albert Halls in Stirling, central Scotland. The event was concerning the Health and Social Partnership Plan 2019-2022 for the…

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Hearing Awareness Week 2019


Hearing Awareness Week will this year run 3 to 9 March, 2019. It originated in Australia but has now been adopted in Scotland to provide an opportunity to reflect on the actions, practices and environments that positively enhance hearing-related experiences. Hearing is relevant to everyone, everywhere.  It is especially relevant to…

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Introducing Brogan – our student support


Hello to Brogan Young, who has joined the Ideas for Ears team to help groups and clubs in the Forth Valley area of Scotland to learn more about hearing access.  Here's Brogan's first post ...   I am Brogan - an undergraduate Psychology student at the University of Stirling. I…

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Hearing Access Protocol booklet – now available


Learn more about the 'Must-Dos' for meetings and events in this short booklet that summarises the crucial things that everyone should know about hearing access. It sets out the Must-Dos for organisers, presenters, everyone in the room, and people with hearing loss. Workshops and video consultations are also available to…

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Warm welcome for Hearing Access Protocol


Well, what a day it was! The launch of the Hearing Access Protocol took place on Thursday, 2nd August, and the event was filled with warmth, enthusiasm and support. The launch took place in Volunteer Scotland's CommUnity Bubble Tent at the Go Live Festival in Glasgow, a venue that reflected…

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Word is spreading about the Hearing Access Protocol


The Hearing Access Protocol is gradually finding itself in the spotlight: Central FM, 01 August 2018 BBC Radio Scotland Good Morning Scotland (about 45 mins into programme)  Third Force News  Sustainable Acoustics website  Volunteer Scotland website Infusion Communications website Stirling Observer

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