Coping with hearing loss in a hearing world

Soundz Off Directory

Training and Education

This page contains links to education, training and systems for people who have hearing loss and those who employ or support people with hearing loss.  Training is also provided by many hearing loss charities (see Charities section).

There is a huge amount of information already out there to help you and we constantly update our 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
ADEPT (Association of Deaf Professionals and Trainees) Improving services in educational settings for deaf people of all ages
AngelSound PC-based interactive listening rehabilitation programme to help gain practice in discriminating and identifying sounds and speech
Bullying advice for children National Children's Society information for deaf children who are being bullied


Soundfield System enabling all students in a classroom to hear equally well, wherever they are seated and in whichever direction the teacher is facing
Disability Rights UK Leadership Academy Empowering capable, confident disabled leaders in all areas of employment and addressing the need for greater equality in the workplace
DELTA (Deaf Education through Listening and Talking) Association of young deaf adults, their families and teachers promoting the Natural Aural Approach to education of deaf children
Elizabeth Foundation Charity supporting infants and pre-school children and their families by providing education, help, support and encouragement
Exeter Deaf Academy Day and residential school and college for deaf children
Fuze Free real-time audio, video and web-conferencing software for use with students or in the workplace. Can be linked with remote captioning and for 1:1 chat or group conversations
Hamilton College Special school and college for deaf children
Let's Hear It (Hearing Dogs for Deaf People) Free educational resources, ideas, videos and songs for deaf children
Louder than Words (Action on Hearing Loss) Accreditation and training for employers

National Deaf Children's Society

Leading charity providing resources for deaf children and young adults

Newcastle University

Free guide on teaching strategies for deaf and hard of hearing students

Open University

Services for disabled students
Phonic Ear Sound system for schools to improve the learning environment for the entire class by improving the sound environment in the classroom
Q4S - QATrain for Students disability and skill guide Providing support for young people, including those with disabilities, in mainstream post-16 education


Registered charity and leading awarding body for qualifications in deaf and deafblind communication techniques
Signed Stories Children's stories and books accessible in British Sign Language, animation, pictures, text and sound - ideal for parents, carers and teachers
Sign Language Days Sign language day courses delivered in schools to provide fun, basic sign language providing children with an insight into visual communication, equality and inclusion
Tiny Talk Baby signing classes from baby sign language experts