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National Deaf Organizations in the UK Deafblind Organizations in the UKInterpreters' and Sign Language Organizations in the UKParents' Organizations in the UKTeachers' Organizations in the UKUniversities in the UKCross-disability Organizations in the UK
British Deaf Association (BDA)Floor 10, Coventry Point Markey Way Coventry, CV1 1EA TTY: +44 024 76 550 393 Voice: +44 024 76 550 936 Fax: +44 024 76 221 email@example.com http://bda.org.uk Description: Promotes a society in which Sign Language users have the same rights, responsibilities, opportunities, and quality of life as everyone else. Promotes bilingual education for Deaf children. Has several offices throughout the UK.[info confirmed w/website] Signature (formerly known as Council for Advancement of Communication with Deaf People) Durham OfficeSignature Mersey House Mandale Business Park Belmont Durham DH1 1TH Text: 0191 383 7915Tel: 0191 383 1155Fax: 0191 383 firstname.lastname@example.org
NRCPDc/o Mersey House Mandale Business Park Belmont Durham DH1 1TH Text: 0191 383 7915Tel: 0191 383 1155Fax: 0191 383 email@example.com
Northern Ireland OfficeSignature Wilton House 5 College Square North Belfast BT1 6AR Text/Tel/Fax: 028 90 firstname.lastname@example.org
Scotland OfficeSignature TouchBase Community Suite 43 Middlesex Street Glasgow G41 1EE Text: 0141 418 7193Tel: 0141 418 7191Fax: 0141 418 email@example.comPLUSBVSC, The Centre for Voluntary Action 138 Digbeth Birmingham, B5 6DR, United Kingdom Phone/Txt Msg: (44) 0121 678 8850 SMS/Txt Msg: (44) 0792 006 0165Fax: (44) 0121 643 4541 firstname.lastname@example.org (Birmingham Office) email@example.com (National Office) www.deafplus.orgDescription:deafPLUS works to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life. Our services consist of advocacy, social and personal development events.
Royal Association for Deaf people (RAD)
18 Westside Centre, London Road Stanway, Colchester, CO3 8PH Minicom: 0845 688 2527Tel: 0845 688 2525SMS: 07851 423866 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.royaldeaf.org.uk/ Description: The RAD exists to promote the welfare and interests of Deaf people (by which we mean deaf people whose first or preferred language is sign language).[info confirmed w/ org website]
Royal National Institute for Deaf People19-23 Featherstone Street London EC1Y 8SL TTY: (44) 207-296-8001Tel: (44) 207-296-8000Fax: (44) email@example.com://www.rnid.org.uk Description: Provides a range of information, referral, employment, care, and training services for deaf and hard of hearing people. Offers a wide range of fact sheets and other informational resources for deaf and hard of hearing people and their family, friends, employers, and professionals. Includes an extensive list of organizations in the UK.
SignHealth5 Baring Road Beaconsfield Buckinghamshire HP9 2NB United Kingdom Text: 01494 687626 Voice: 01494 687600 SMS/Text Msg: 07966 976749Fax: 01494 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.signhealth.org.uk Description:Works to improve healthcare and equal access for deaf people.[info confirmed w/ org website Nov 09]
Bristol Royal Society for the Blind Dual Sensory Loss Service (BRSB)Still House Lane Bedminster Bristol BS3 4EB Minicom/Tel: 0117 953 7750Fax: 0117 953 7751RichardDualSensory@Classicfm.net BRSB@compuserve.comDescription: BRSB now provide information services for deafblind people and have a reference library of over 70 topics which they can make available on request in any language or format. They also run a deafblind awareness and profile raising service in the City of Bristol.[info confirmed w/ website]
Deafblind UKNational Centre for DeafblindnessJohn and Lucille van Geest Place Cygnet Road, Hampton Peterborough, PE7 8FD UK Text/Voice: 01733 358 100 Fax: 01733 358 356Information and Advice Line: 0800 132 email@example.com://www.deafblind.org.uk/Description: Deafblind UK was launched in 1928 by a small group of deafblind people and their carers to offer mutual support and understanding in the face of conditions they found 'unjustifiably cruel and hard.' Since then, Deafblind UK has developed into a national charity chaired by a deafblind person. [info confirmed w/ org website]
Deafblind CymruTrident Court Eastmoors Road Cardiff CF24 5TD Tel: 02920 601 firstname.lastname@example.org [info confirmed w/ org website]
Deafblind ScotlandDrena O'Malley, Development Manager (contact person) 21 Alexandra Avenue Lenzie, G66 5BG Minicom/Tel: 0141-777 6111Fax: 0141-775 email@example.com http://www.deafblindscotland.org.uk Description: Deafblind Scotland is a charity whose aims are to further the interests and needs of people who suffer from both hearing and sight impairments (deafblindness), and also to generate public awareness of this condition. Deafblind Scotland And Deafblind UK are one organization. [info confirmed w/ org website]
Sense 101 Pentonville Road London N1 9LG Text: 0845 127 0062 T el: 0845 127 0060 Fax: 0845 127 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.sense.org.uk/Description:Sense is the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. We provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. We also support people who have sensory impairments with additional disabilities.[info confirmed w/ org website] Sense Avon BranchMandie Lewis (contact person) 74 Pendennis Park, Brislington Bristol, BS4 4JN Tel: (0117) 987 7927 email@example.com
Sense North and Mid WalesJane Plant (contact person) Gode'r Graig Pentree, Minera Wrexham, LL11 3DP
Sense South West, Devon BranchCathy Hooper (contact person) 26 Mulberry Close, Paignton Devon, TQ3 3GD Tel: (01803) 663044 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sense East Anglia BranchLiz Royle (contact person) The Lanterns, Church Lane Playford, Ipswich Suffolk, IP6 9DS Tel: (01473) 622443
Sense Essex BranchPeggy Keeble (contact person) 17, Gladwyns, Lee Chapel North, Basildon, Essex, SS15 5HZ Tel: (01268) email@example.com
Sense Kent BranchSue Turner (contact person) Spring Grove, Goudhurst Road Marden, Tonbridge Kent, TN12 9NW Tel: (01622) firstname.lastname@example.org
Sense North West BranchBrenda Carter (contact person) 3, The Briars Eccleston, Chorley Lancashire, PR7 5UB Tel: (01257) email@example.com
Sense Northern Ireland BranchMuriel and Tom Mathers (contact persons) 11, The Coaches Brown Brae, Croft Road Holywood, BT18 0LE Tel: (028) 9042 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sense South Coast BranchJill Carpenter (contact person) 12, Maurice Road, Seaford East Sussex, BN25 1BQ Tel: (01323) email@example.com
Association of British Sign Language Tutors and Assessors (ABSLTA) Charles Herd, Secretary (contact person) 66 Castle Drive, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9DE. Fax: 01293 772 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com (For enquiries relating to the teaching and assessing of BSL) http://www.abslta.org.uk/ Description: ABSLTA is an Association for professional Sign Language Tutors & Assessors and for those interested in the teaching & assessing of British Sign Language as a profession. It is the co-ordinating body between Sign Language Tutors & Assessors throughout England Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is formed in April 1989 in response to many requests from Deaf tutors & Assessors who wanted a forum for advice, support and exchange of information relating to BSL teaching & assessing issue.[info confirmed w/ org website]
Association of Sign Language Interpreters (ASLI)Fortuna House, South Fifth Street Milton Keynes. MK9 2EU Text: 18001 0871 474 0522* Tel: 0871 474 0522* * Calls to this number will cost 10p per minute from a BT landline, charges may vary with other network providersFax: 01908 32 52 59General enquiries:firstname.lastname@example.orgMembership enquiries (existing members only):email@example.com Finance & Accounts:firstname.lastname@example.orgDescription: ASLI is the professional association and support network for British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our membership includes those who work as interpreters and Deaf and hearing people who support our aims.[info confirmed w/ org website]
National Deaf Children's SocietyNDCS head office15 Dufferin Street London EC1Y 8UR United Kingdom Text/Tel: 020 7490 8656Fax: 020 7251 email@example.com (National office) firstname.lastname@example.org (Local groups information) http://www.ndcs.org.uk/ Description: Works to remove barriers to the achievement of deaf children throughout the world. Consult its website for a listing of local groups for parents in the UK and for more information on NDCS offices in London, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Birmington. Also consult its site for more useful links and organizations for deaf people and their families in the UK.[info confirmed w/org website] NDCS Northern IrelandWilton House 5 College Square North Belfast BT1 6AR Minicom: 028 9027 8177Tel: 028 9031 3170Fax: 028 9027 email@example.com
NDCS ScotlandSecond Floor Empire House 131 West Nile Street Glasgow G1 2RX Text: 0141 332 6133 Tel: 0141 354 7850 Fax: 0141 331 firstname.lastname@example.org
NDCS Wales/Cymru4 Cathedral Road Cardiff CF11 9LJ Minicom: 029 2023 2739Tel: 029 2037 3474Fax: 029 2037 email@example.com
NDCS Birmingham office - children and family events 37a Great Charles Street Birmingham B3 3JY Minicom: 0121 234 9820Tel: 0121 234 9820Fax: 0121 233 firstname.lastname@example.org
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British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (BATOD)21, Keating Close Rochester Medway, Kent ME1 1EQ United Kingdom Phone/Fax: 0845 email@example.com http://www.batod.org.uk Description:BATOD is the sole professional association for Teachers of the Deaf in the UK. Organizes courses and meetings to disseminate good practice and produces a magazine and a refereed Journal. Works with the government and voluntary agencies to contribute to policy development and to represent the interests of deaf children, their families and their teachers. Website offers links to more organizations.
Centre for Deaf StudiesUniversity of Bristol 8 Woodland Road Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TN Videophone: (44) 0 117 970 6253TTY: (44) 0 117-954-6920Phone: (44) 0 117-954-6900Fax: (44) 0 firstname.lastname@example.org://www.bris.ac.uk/deaf Description:Europe's first academic Institution to concentrate solely on research and education that aims to benefit the Deaf community.[info confirmed w/website]
Disability AllianceUniversal House 88-94 Wentworth Street London, E1 7SA Minicom/Voice: 020 7247 8776Fax: 020 7247 8765 For general enquiries:email@example.com For membership queries:firstname.lastname@example.org For sales queries:email@example.com For website comments:firstname.lastname@example.org://www.disabilityalliance.org/
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