International Week of Deaf People

The International Week of Deaf People is taking place now 20 to 26 September 2021.This year’s theme is “Celebrating Thriving Deaf Communities”

There are lots of resources available if you are looking for any support or information:

Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People are members of TCF, they provide an equipment service and also offer courses. 

RNID funds research, campaigns to change public perception & policy and offers lots of support & information, including volunteer befrienders. 

SignHealth is a charity that supports Deaf people’s health and wellbeing. They provide therapy, social care and advocacy services. 

Hearing Link helps people adjust to the practical and emotional challenges that hearing loss can bring. They have a helpdesk where you can get support and advice and they have LinkUps where they bring small groups of people together. 

You can also search Well Aware for more information and details of support available locally.