The National Deaf Children’s Society is the only UK charity solely dedicated to providing support, information and advice for deaf children and young people, their families and professionals working with them.
Deafness Research UK (formerly Defeating Deafness) is the medical charity for deaf and hard of hearing people
It's important to identify children with hearing loss as early in life as possible, and the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) makes sure this happens for all newborn babies across the whole of England.
Early Support is the central government mechanism to improve the quality, consistency and coordination of services for young disabled children and their families.
Deafness @ birth is a training and information resource for professionals who work with deaf babies and their families. The website was developed in response to the introduction in the UK of the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP).
LEMDA is London's main organisation for Ethnic Deaf People. They provide information, encourage, educate and empower Ethnic Deaf People and provide opportunities for networking
The British Deaf Association is the largest Deaf organisation in the UK that is run by Deaf people. They represent the Sign Language community
Founded by parents whose children have cochlear implants, the CICS Group was formed to help others whose children already have implants and those who are thinking about an implant for their child.
Contact a Family is the only UK charity providing support and advice to parents whatever the medical condition of their child. They have information on over 1,000 rare syndromes and rare disorders and can often put families in touch with each other.
The EaST 17 Centre is a collaborative Health and Education centre for families of deaf and hearing impaired children. The Centre is in an Early Years Centre in East London. It provides services to families from the London Boroughs of Redbridge and Waltham Forest and surrounding districts. We are very grateful to the staff and families at this group for letting us take photos of them that have been used on this site.