A CHARITY is offering support for young adults in Cumnock and Doon Valley with hearing loss who are planning to apply for further or higher education courses.

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland are asking potential students aged 16-25 to get in touch to find out more about their Moving On service which aims to help provide more information about applying for and progressing with studying at college or university.

The charity’s service, whose advisors are deaf aware and all sign to a high standard, provide vital information about the communication support and other assistance that is available to help deaf students to get These shall be confined to between 7am on a Monday to 4pm on a Saturday, with no work taking place on Sundays or public holidays with the exception of essential maintenance.

In addition, dispatch of coal and other minerals from the site by road shall be confined to between the hours of 8am and 5pm, Mondays to Fridays, with added restrictions during school the most from their course and student life.

Sallie Tomaszewski from the charity said: “Going to college and university can be exciting, but daunting if you are not familiar with application processes or where to go for support that is available.

“With university places filling up, we look forward to helping any students who are deaf or have hearing loss to become fully aware of the adjustments and resources that they might need to fulfil their educational potential.”

For more information, contact Moving On by telephone/text: 07388 227 407, email: movingon@hearingloss.org.uk or via the contactSCOTLAND-BSL video relay service.