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deafPLUS

Brief Description of Organisation

In a perfect society, deaf people would be able to readily access mainstream services and have equal opportunities to their hearing peers.  However, this is not the case.  This is why deafPLUS exists. 

Full Description of Organisation

In a perfect society, deaf people would be able to readily access mainstream services and have equal opportunities to their hearing peers.  However, this is not the case.  This is why deafPLUS exists. 


Our vision is an accessible world for deaf people, with barriers to participation and opportunity removed. 


Our mission is to empower deaf people to take control of their own lives, by developing their potential and supporting them to achieve independence.   


We depend on your support to help us build an inclusive world for deaf people by offering the following services:

  • Information and Advice - We provide one-to-one confidential Information and Advice services in person and through our Advice Line.

  • Advocacy - We support you to speak out to ensure your views are heard and represented

  • Independent Living - Helping deaf and visually impaired people to choose equipment that will help them in their daily routines, and also help keep them safe

  • deafPLUS Advice Line - Using existing popular technologies such as Skype, Zoom and Facetime, we deliver advice on a wide range of topics.

  • Health and Wellbeing - We help overcome social isolation by providing social and cultural opportunities thereby improving integration

  • Training - Living with Hearing Loss is designed to support older people to manage the difficulties experienced by losing their hearing through the ageing process.

  • Hearing Loss Support - We offer lipreading classes to support people that are losing their hearing

  • Deaf/Blind VI Support - Providing services for the needs of people facing sight loss

deafPLUS

Brief Description of Organisation

In a perfect society, deaf people would be able to readily access mainstream services and have equal opportunities to their hearing peers.  However, this is not the case.  This is why deafPLUS exists. 

deafPLUS