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Additional information and advice

These web sites may be useful to you:

Staffordshire Connects

This directory offers you a local overview of what’s happening and available in your area.

Happy at Home

Daily living and equipment and technology (also called assistive technology) to help you stay independent for longer is available from Happy at Home.

As well as the interactive house, the online service includes a range of independent living gift ideas, a library of video demonstrations of assistive technology products, and an opportunity to compare a wide choice of solutions.

British Deaf Association (BDA)

This is the UK’s leading membership organisation and registered charity run by deaf people for deaf people. They deliver a range of services to achieve its aims of empowering deaf people to overcome difficulties that they face on a daily basis.

Hearing Link

A UK-wide charity for people with hearing loss, their families and friends. It provides a range of offer information, advice and support to people with hearing loss.

British Tinnitus Association

This is a primary source of support and information for people with tinnitus in the UK. It provides the most appropriate expert advice and information free of charge.

Meniere’s Society

The society is the UK's leading charity for people with dizziness and balance disorders of vestibular (inner ear) origin. They provide support and information to those affected by vestibular disorders.

BT Including You

They have lots of information about hearing loss, sight loss, speech and language difficulties and mobility with simple tips to help with communication.

DEAFvibe

They support people with a hearing and dual sensory loss as well as their families, friends and carers in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. 

deafplus

This is a national BSL (British Sign Language) money advice helpline. It uses Facetime or Skype to communicate. 

AbilityNet

This provides a range of support to help disabled people and older people get the most from their home computers, tablets and smartphones

Next Generation Text Service (NGTS)

Helping people with hearing and speech difficulties communicate with anyone over the phone, using the relay service.

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