Hearing therapy - useful links 

Organisations

Action on Hearing Loss
Campaigns for change, provides services and training and actively supports scientific and technical research. They have a wealth of factsheets available free to download on everything from rights at work to hearing aids.

Hearing Concern Link
Provides support and information to people with hearing loss and their families. They run an intensive one week course for people who are deafened, a yearly convention for anyone with a hearing loss and have information on social and support groups.

JDA
Offers professional support services, information and a range of social, cultural and educational programmes to people with all levels of hearing loss, people experiencing tinnitus, their friends, families and colleagues. They have an excellent resource room where equipment can be tried out offer their services to everyone regardless of faith.

British Tinnitus Association
The BTA provides support and information for people with tinnitus.

Employment and education

Shaw Trust
Supports disabled and disadvantaged people to prepare for work, find jobs and live more independently. They provide training courses and a range of employment focused services.

Access to Work
Provides help and practical support to you and your employer with extra costs that may arise as a result of your hearing loss i.e. funds towards special equipment such as amplified telephones or radio aids.

Leisure

Stagetext
Delivers captioned performances to ensure theatre performances can be accessed by people with a hearing loss. They provide a list of local captioned performances.

Yourcinema
Details of local showings of subtitled films are available from this site and can be sent to you in a weekly email.

Parenthood and pregnancy

Disability, pregnancy and parenthood international
Promotes better awareness and support for people with disabilities during pregnancy and as parents.

Deafparent
Resources and information for deaf parents and professionals working with deaf parents.