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Action on Hearing Loss
Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID, Royal National Institute for Deaf People)
A UK charity for people with hearing loss and tinnitus, Action on Hearing Loss provides information and advice on everything from protecting your hearing to the latest biomedical research into hearing loss.  There are pages on products and technology to help live with hearing loss, as well as information on Personal Independence Payments, Rights and Benefits and Access to Work and many other topics. The website also offers the chance for you to take part in current research projects or events.
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ALS (Association of Lipspeakers)
The Association of Lipspeakers (ALS) is the professional body that represents lipspeakers. A lipspeaker is a hearing person who has been professionally trained to be easy to lipread. The ALS promotes lipspeaking and its good practice and encourages the development of lipspeaking as a communication service. The website helps users to find and use lipspeakers, either through a registered agency or by direct contact with lipspeakers in the UK.

ATLA (Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults)
The ATLA website offers information about lipreading and managing hearing loss, as well as where to find a lipreading class near you. ATLA is striving to create a world where lipreading classes are available to all those who need them.

Hearing Link
Hearing Link
A UK charity for people with hearing loss, and their friends and family. The website offers advice on understanding and adjusting to hearing loss, and how to get the best out of life in a hearing world. There are some pages on lipreading,, including some free exercises. The Hearing Link website also includes pages on the services available to those with hearing loss, and a page devoted to links with groups, clubs and not-for-profit organisations which help those with hearing loss:

Lipreading Classes in the South of England
This website lists lipreading classes in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon and West Sussex as well as giving some useful tips for lipreaders.


Lipreading Practice
The Lipreading Practice website offers many video clips and written exercises so that you can practise and develop lipreading skills. All the films and exercises are free of charge. The website also includes information, advice and strategies to help those with hearing loss – and their friends and families – get the most out of life in a hearing world.

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NADP (National Association of Deafened People)   
National Association of Deafened People is a national charity which has existed for over 30 years. It is a user-led peer support and campaigning group for people who lose their hearing, either suddenly or gradually, after learning to speak and listen, and aims to help them to regain their independence and enjoy the best quality of life.