Help groups and links

Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID)

19-23 Featherstone Street
London
EC1 Y8SL
Tel: 0207 296 8000
Fax: 0207 296 8199
Website: www.rnid.org.uk
Email: informationonline@rnid.org.uk

RNID is a national organisation which can provide care and support services for deal and hard of hearing people. They also provide telephone help lines, communication assistance, employment advice and training courses. Visit their website for more details.

Action Deafness

135 Welford Road
Leicester
LE2 6BE
Tel: 0116 257 4800
Fax: 0116 257 4856
Website: www.actiondeafness.org.uk
Email: enquiries@actiondeafness.org.uk

Action Deafness can provide support and information for deaf and hard of hearing people in the Leicestershire area. They can also offer advice regarding assistive listening devices (ALD). ALD's include items such as flashing doorbells and smoke alarms, vibrating alarm clocks and home loop systems for the television.

The British Tinnitus Association

Ground Floor
Unit 5
Acorn Business Park
Woodseats Close
Sheffield
S8 0TB
Tel: 0800 018 0527
Website: www.tinnitus.org.uk
Email: info@tinnitus.org.uk

The British Tinnitus Association has a free phone tinnitus help line located at the office in Sheffield where callers can speak to the friendly and experienced staff in confidence. The help line operates Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm. All members of the public have free access to tinnitus information that can be downloaded from the BTA website. For those without Internet access information is available through the post free of charge.

The Ear Foundation

Marjorie Sherman House
83 Sherwin Road
Lenton
Nottingham
NG7 2FB
UK
Tel : 0115 942 1985
Fax : 0115 924 9054
Website: www.earfoundation.org.uk

The Ear Foundation is an independent charity to provide education and resources to support children, young people and adults with cochlear implants.

British Voice Association

330 Gray's Inn Road
London
WC1 X8EE
Tel: 0207 713 0064
Fax: 0207 915 1388
Website: www.britishvoiceassociation.org.uk
Email: administration@britishvoiceassociation.org.uk

The British Voice Association aims to educate professionals engaged in voice care and inform the public.

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