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Action on Hearing Loss estimates that more than 10 million (about one in six people) in the UK have some degree of hearing impairment or deafness.
Some people with hearing impairment may have associated conditions, while others may not. These can include:
Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)
Largest UK charity supporting people with hearing loss and tinnitus.
British Deaf Association
Run by and for hearing impaired people. Also provides information on British Sign Language.
Collection of information and resources for deaf and hearing impaired people
Resource for issues related to deafness and sign language.
New technologies for deaf people to improve literacy skills and self-confidence.
Advice, support and guidance for deaf and visually impaired people.
Social enterprise company run by Deaf people for Deaf and Hearing people.
Disability and deaf awareness training.
National Deaf Children's Society
Support and information for families of deaf children.
Sense - The National Deafblind and Rubella Association
National voluntary organisation working with and supporting people who are deafblind or have associated impairments.
Read National Deaf Children's Society guides for parents and teachers.
If you have any questions about the ears, hearing, hearing tests, types and causes of hearing loss, hearing aids, cochlear implants, supporting children in their hearing and listening development, or transition from children's to adult's audiology services, please ask our community advisor.
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