Useful Links

These links are provided for your interest and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement from Manchester Cicada

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID)
ALDA (Association of Late Deafened Adults, USA)
Association of Lipspeakers
ATLA (Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults)
AVSTTR (Association of Verbatim Speech to Text Reporters)
British Academy of Audiology
British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
British Association of Audiological Scientists (now BAA)
British Cochlear Implant Group
British Deaf Association – see Sign Community
British Society of Audiology (now BAA)
British Society of Hearing Therapists (now BAA)
British Tinnitus Association
BT website for customers with disabilities
Carers Direct national information, advice and support service for carers in England
CI music scene
Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP). Now known as Signature
Cochlear Implant Association (an American Association)
Cochlear Implant Help
Cochlear Implant Life – Blog for new and existing implant users
Cochlear UK – Implantable hearing devices 
Communications Forum Network. Information resource for people with communication impairment
Communication Support. Listing of sources for communication support.
Cricket – England Cricket Association for the Deaf
Deafblind UK
Deaf Club A valuable resource covering deaf and hard of hearing
Deafened Workers breaking the sound barrier Deafened workers sharing their experience of solving problems at work
DeafMailDeafness Support Network. Provides services in Cheshire and surrounding area.
Deaf Sailing UK
Deafness Research UK
Diabetes Hearing Loss Sudden hearing loss of unknown origin may, in fact, be due to diabetes – learn more here
Directgov/disability provides access to government services and information for disabled people.
Disabled Travel Advice
Disabled Train Tickets
Disability Benefits
Disability Net
Disability Now
Ear Foundation
Hearing Aid Care
Hearing Link
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
Hear It
HiYPE – Hearing impaired Young People (up to age 45)
IFHOH (International Federation of Hard of Hearing People)
EFHOH (European Federation of Hard of Hearing People)
Leslie Edwards Trust
LINK – now Hearing Link
Lipreading Practice
Manchester Airport disabled facilities
Med-El United Kingdom – Hearing Solutions
Ménière’s Society
Meningitis Trust
National Cochlear Implant Users Association
National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
National Voices
Olinic An online directory listing for healthcare professionals
Royal Association for Deaf People
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
RNID – see Action on Hearing Loss
RNID Library Services
A Seniors Guide to Hearing Loss
Sense, The National Deafblind and Rubella Association
Sign Community (British Deaf Association)
Silverhairs Aimed at elderly people
Sonus (Hampshire Deaf Association)
Stagetext – Captioning for Theatre Productions
TAG – previously Telecommunications Action Group
U Can Do I.T. – A charity providing internet skills training to deaf and disabled people in the London Area
Working without Hearing
Yorkshire Cochlear Implant Service
Paid-for Services and Guides
AbilityNet (IT for disabled people)
BT ‘Try Before You Buy’ Centres
Connevans – products and equipment for deaf and hard of hearing people
Connevans PDF Catalogue
Connevans Shopping site
Ferrosound. Induction loops for personal, home and community use
Forest Book Shop (mail order providers on Deafness and Deaf issues)
Gordon Morris A specialist supplier and installer of assistive hearing equipment
Hearing Direct Online suppliers of a wide range of equipment for people with hearing loss.
Silent Alert Alerting equipment for deaf and HoH people.