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Associations

Many associations are carrying out vital work to support people with hearing loss. 

There is a huge amount of information already out there to help you so we constantly update this list to bring you links to the latest information, equipment and news about all things hard of hearing (HoH). We hope you find the Directory useful and if you have any useful links that you'd like us to add, please contact us

Name of organisation (Click to open in new window) Overview
Action on Hearing Loss UK charity, reaching and supporting people with hearing loss
American Speech-Language Hearing Association List of useful associations for hard-of-hearing and deaf people
Association of Lipspeakers The professional body that represents lip-speakers
British Deaf Association Achieving equality for deaf people through empowerment, membership and campaigning
Council on Deafness Umbrella body for organisations working with deaf people in the UK
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Professionals Professional network on Linked-In for deaf and hard-of-hearing professionals
Deaf Council UK Leading membership body for organisations concerned with deafness
Deaf Education through Listening and Talking (DELTA) Voluntary association of young deaf adults, their families and teachers of deaf children. DELTA is a national charity which supports and develops the Natural Aural Approach to the education of deaf children
Elizabeth Foundation National charity helping infants and pre-school children by providing education services, support and encouragement to help pre-school deaf children learn to listen and talk
European Federation of Hard-of-Hearing People (EFHOH) Non-profit European organisation for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, parent organisations and professional organisations at a European level in dialogue with the European Union, members of the European Parliament and other European organisations
Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss Providing access to hearing technology, education and resources to deaf and hard-of-hearing children
Health & Care Professions Council Regulatory body for health and care professionals in the UK (including audiologists)
hear-it.org World's largest website with information on hearing, hearing loss and tinnitus (in English, Spanish, French, German and Portuguese)
Hearing Link UK organisation for people with hearing loss and their families
Hearing Review Single-stop website for the hearing industry with latest news, product developments and legal/regulatory updates
Invisible Disabilities Association Encouraging, educating and connecting people and organisations touched by illness, pain and disability around the globe
National Association for Deafened People (NADP) Supporting people who experience hearing loss
National Community Hearing Association Representing and providing details of community hearing providers in the UK
National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) Creating a world without barriers for deaf people and young children
National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and deafblind people (NRCPD) Regulating communication professionals and safeguarding the wellbeing and interests of those who rely on these professionals
Royal Association for Deaf People Promoting equality for deaf people through provision of accessible services
World Health Organisation Directing and co-ordinating authority for health in the European system responsible for providing information on global health matters