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Here are some useful links:

http://www.mybrotherjohn.co.uk - the book about the boy who wears a hearing aid and cochlear implant

Here are some helpful organisations.



Name:  National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

Description: 
The National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. We believe that every deaf child and young person should be valued and included by society and have the same opportunities as any other child.

NDCS operates in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Channel Islands and is developing its international work through overseas partners. 

Address: 15 Dufferin Street
London
EC1Y 8UR

Tel:  0207 490 8656
Fax:  0207 251 5020
Email: 
ndcs@ndcs.org.uk
Web:  www.ndcs.org.uk

 


Name:  The Ear Foundation
Description: The Ear Foundation provides advice and support to the UK's community of young deaf children with cochlear implants and their parents, carers and volunteers.

Address: Majorie Sherman House,
83 Sherwin Road, Lenton,
Nottingham, NG7 2Fb

Tel:  0115 942 1985
Fax:  0115 942 9054
Email: ear@earfoundation.org.uk
Web:  http://www.earfoundation.org.uk

Name:  CICS
Description: CICS provides support, experience, events, help and ideas for families who have or are considering a cochlear implant for their child.

Address: P.O. Box 28843,
London,
SW13 OWY

Tel:  020 8876 8605 South
Tel:  01332 365528 Midlands
Tel:  01904 744639 North
Email: info@cicsgroup.org.uk
Web:  http://www.cicsgroup.org.uk

Name:  Speech, Language and Hearing Centre
Description: The Speech, Language and Hearing Centre at Christopher Place is for babies and children under five who have hearing impairment or delay in speech, language and communication.

Address: Speech, Language and Hearing Centre
105 Christopher Place,
Chalton Street,
London, NW1 1JF

Tel:  020 7383 3834
Fax:  020 7383 3099
Email: info@speech-lang.org.uk
Web:  www.speech-lang.org.uk


Name:  Deaf Education through Listening and Talking (DELTA)
Description: Deaf Education through Listening and Talking is a voluntary association of young deaf adults, plus the families and teachers of deaf children. DELTA supports and develops the Natural Aural approach to the education of deaf children.

Address: Deaf Education through Listening and Talking (DELTA)
PO Box 20,
Haverhill,
Suffolk, CB9 7BD

Tel:  01440 783689
Fax:  01440 783689
Email: enquiries@deafeducation.org.uk
Web:  www.deafeducation.org.uk


Name:  Auditory Verbal UK
Description: Auditory Verbal UK is a national charity committed to the Auditory-Verbal method of helping hearing-impaired children acquire listening and spoken language skills.

Address: Auditory Verbal UK
Ground Floor,
The Dairy,
Bignell Park Barns,
Nr Bicester,
Oxon, OX26 1TD

Tel:  01869 321492
Web:  http://www.auditoryverbal.org.uk/


Name:  CUED Speech Association UK
Description: The aim of Cues Speech is to overcome the problems of lip-reading and thus enabling deaf children and adults to understand spoken language.

Address: CUED Speech Association UK
9 Duke Street,
Dartmouth,
Devon, TQ6 9PY

Tel:  01803 832784
Fax:  01803 835311
Email:  info@cuedspeech.co.uk
Web:  www.cuedspeech.co.uk


Name:  The Elizabeth Foundation
Description: This is a voluntary organisation for deaf babies and pre-school deaf children from 0-5years, together with their parents. It offers support, education and encouragement.

Contact: Shirley Metherell
Address: The Elizabeth Foundation
Southwick Hill Road,
Cosham,
Portsmouth,
Hampshire,PO6 3LL

Tel:  02392 372735
Fax:  02392 326155
Email:  info@elizabeth-foundation.org
Web:  www.elizabeth-foundation.org