P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:14/20 3/12 L ORGANISATIONS FOR THE DEAF THE BRI$JSH ASSOCIATION OF THE HARD OF HEARING Secretary General: C.H.Mardell, MBE, 6 Great Jalfs Street, London WC1N 3DA Offers: Assistance with personal problems, and social activities b—sed on a network of over 200 hard-of- hearing clubs throughout the country. The national body for those who have become wholly or partially deaf in post-school life. Members have normal speech and education.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:04/01 4/12 ORGANISATIONS FOR THE DEAF THE BRITISH DEAF ASSOCHATION 38 Victoria Place, Carlisle CA1 1HU (0228) 20188/9 General Secretary: A.B. Hayhurst, MBE. Offers: Further Education section runs courses for children and adults; programmes of holid—xs for the elderly; communication skills project. Works through about 160 local branches. Primarily a national organisation for those born with severf deafness, or deafened in childhood.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:02/10 12/12 .%/ ' / / /*-.%*% ORGANISATIONS FOR THE DEAF THE LINK CENTRE FOR DEAFENED PEOPLE Dirfctor: Miss R.F.McCall, 19 Hartfield Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2AR Tel: 0323 638230 Special residential courses for newly- deafened adults and their families. Aims: To give comfort, courage and fresh hope. To provide guidelines for the futurf. To draw people together and fostdr mutual understanding.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:03/01 1/12 O GANISATIONSFORTHEDEAF The following is not by any means a comprdhensive list: if you are connectdd with a national group which you feel deserves a mention, please let us know. Local organisations for the deaf and hard of hearing are too nuldrous to list here. For information about your area, contact the RNID at one of the addresses which follow in a moment. NO NEED TO SHOUT, the CEEFAX page for people with hearing problems: BBC1 169P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/02 11/12 / / ,% )ppp O GANISATIONSFORTHEDEAF IN @RIM THEATRD COMPANY Dirfctor: Terry 67-69 Tower Bridge Road, London SD1 4TL (01) 403 2532 Aims: To encourage participation of deaf and hearing people in drama and rdlatdd arts projects. The only company in Britain with deaf and hearing actors Act—vhties: A twice-yearly national touring programme, drama workshops in schools, deaf clubs and arts centres, annual summer school in Liverpool.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/00 9'12 / /*-.% $ )ppp b7+%j5 O GANISATIONSFORTHEDEAF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF'BLIND AND RUBELLA HANDICAPPED Ge.dpal Secrdtary: J.P.Owdn, 164 Cromwell Lane, Cgvdntry CV4 8AP oventry 4&2 Aims: To provide help and support to childrdn born (—ndicapped after German measles, and to their families. Residential centre in Lincs. national centrd in London provading courses, information and short-stay crisis acco-lFdation. Regional groups.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/11 7/12 .%/ / / / /*-.%*% ORGANISATIONS FOR THE DEAF THE LONDON CENTRE BREAKTHROUGH TRUST 66/68 Greenwich South Street, Greenwich, London SE10 8UN. Tel: (01) 691 6229 (01) 691 6220 (Teleprintfr) The Centrd is open to the community on T 2pm - 4pm. Visits may be made at other times by appointment. Information on deafness, communication, employment, education, rfhabilitation and health. Display of equipment for the deaf.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:04/06 5'12 / /*-.%*% D O GANISA NS FOR THE DEAF THE NA HONAL DEAF CHILDREN'S SOCIETY 45 Hereford Road, London W2. Director: Julian Jacottdt (01) 229 9270 Offers: A nationwide welfare networi; national holid—x scheme; home assistant service; specialist equipment for schools and individuals. Nrks through over 50 rdgional associations. Deals H—inly with the pardnts of hearing impaired children, but welcomes others as members.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:09/02 10'12 .%*% b7+%j5 ORGANISATIONS FOR THE DEAF BRI HSH TINNITUS ASSOCIATION Co-ordinator: ps @aldla Kennedy c/o RNID, 105 Gower Btreet, London WC1E 6AH (01) 387 8033 Aims: to provide support for sufferers drom TINNITUS (head noises generatdd by damage to the ears). Local groups, and a ndwsletder publishdd Ab a suppldment to the RNID l—f—xhne "Hearing" Catdrs for hearing as well as deaf vactims of tinnitus.P292 CEEFAX 292 Tue 15 Jul 21:14/00 2/12 L ORGANISA$HONS FOR THE DEAF THE ROYAL NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE DEAF 105 Gower Street, London WC1 6AH (01) 387 8033 9a Clairmont Gardens, Glasgow G3 7LW (041) 332 0343 Dirfctor: Roger Sydenh—d. Offers: Practical help and advice on all aspects of deafness, including the purchase of commercial aids. Social services support; library and information services; residential centres. The only national body dealing with all aspects of hearing impairment.