Communication Disorders Deafness and Hearing Impairment in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Communication Disorders Deafness and Hearing Impairment

Action Deaf Youth

Formerly NIDYA, was founded in 1988 in order to improve the quality of life for young deaf people in Northern Ireland.

Action Deafness

Provides information on volunteering with and the services of this charity for deaf, hard of hearing, deafened and deafblind children, young people, adults and older people across Leicester, Leicestershire and the East Midlands.

Action on Hearing Loss

Formerly the RNID. Offers extensive information about the charity's work, campaigns and support for those with hearing loss. actiononhearing

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Deafness

Promotes the interests of deaf and hard of hearing people.

Association of Lipspeakers

Provides information on the professional body that represents lipspeakers.

Auditory Verbal UK

National charity which teaches deaf babies and children to listen and speak, so that they can achieve their potential in life. Provides information on how AVT works, with video clips, personal stories, parent resources and details of professional training.

British Deaf Association

Largest Deaf-led organisation in the UK offering community information, policy and campaign details, news and events.

British Deaf History Society

Promotes interest in the discovery, preservation and conservation of the histories of deaf people.

Deaf Parenting UK

Independent organization created to support deaf parents, point out gaps in services in the UK, and collaborate with other groups and institutions to improve access to information and services for deaf parents.

Information about music, culture the theatre and film nights organised by and for the deaf and hard of hearing community.


Deaf Education Through Listening and Talking; charity which supports deaf children following an auditory oral route. Includes information leaflets, factsheets, research details and FAQ.

The Elizabeth Foundation Mission

A national charity set up to assist preschool children and infants with a hearing loss to assist them with learning to listen and talk.

Hearing Link

Works for and on behalf of adults with acquired hearing loss, by providing information, support, and opportunities for self-help networking; includes a directory, details of services, and volunteer opportunities.


An information site for the deaf and hearing impaired with details of hearing aids and how they work, how to protect your hearing and FAQ.

Hiype! - Hearing Impaired Younger People

Advice, support and information for hearing impaired younger people who are working or studying.

National Association of Deafened People

National representative organisation offering support for deafened people who have lost all or most of their useful hearing, and for their families and friends; includes information about their publications and resources, with a booklet to download.

National Deaf Children's Society

Features details of this charity's history and current campaigns, plus information on family support and publications.

NDCS Challenges

Highlights the wide variety of charity challenges operating to raise funds for NDCS.

NHS Choices: Hearing Loss

An NHS introduction to hearing loss with an overview of the structure of the ear, the types of hearing loss and the most common conditions.

Sign Health

Charity which works to improve the physical and mental health of deaf and hearing impaired people.

Sign Solutions

A language and learning company, specialising in interpretation support for Deaf people, we provide BSL interpreting; face-to-face and via video, BSL translations, expert witness reports, BSL and CPD training and deaf awareness training via e-learning

UK Council on Deafness

Supports deaf organisations in the UK by providing information and advice, representing the sector to government and policy makers. Includes a directory of members, and a guide to their activities and resources.

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