Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People - Hearing Link

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
23 The Waterfront, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN23 5UZ
Telephone number:
0300 111 1113
Email address:
Service description:
Hearing Link are a leading UK charity for people with hearing loss, their family and friends. Through shared experiences, practical support, and guidance from people who experience hearing loss themselves, the charity enables you to reconnect and embrace life, with hearing loss. Hearing Link has merged with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People (August 2017).

The charity fulfils its remit via its:

• Website
• Helpdesk (which can be reached by phone, SMS, email, and letter)
• Specialised Courses (including an intensive rehabilitation programme for recently deafened adults)
• Volunteer Network
• Literature (including leaflets, brochures, posters, and the Hearing Link Matters magazine)
• Social Events
• Social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube)
• Consultations (ensuring the views of people with hearing loss will are heard)
• Research (commissioning and participating in studies relevant to hearing loss)
Cost:
Free
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Languages:
British Sign Language
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
04/10/2017

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