Communicating – other resources

Details of more organisations that can provide more information and support about communication with someone with sensory impairment.

Action on Hearing Loss

0808 808 0123
[email protected]

Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RND) provide information and support to people affected by hearing loss and tinnitus.

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

020 7378 3012
[email protected]

The professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK. They can assist you in finding an independent speech and language therapist in your area.

Hearing Link

07526 123255
[email protected]

Organisation dedicated to improving the quality of life for those who are hard of hearing. They provide wallet communication cards which can be helpful.


0303 123 9999
[email protected]


Review information

Last reviewed: March 2016
Next review due: March 2019

Our information is based on evidence and need, and is regularly updated using quality-controlled processes. It is reviewed by experts in health and social care and people affected by dementia.

Reviewed by: June Neil, Training and Development Manager (Older People Complex Needs), UK Practice and Development Team, RNIB and Vicky Sadler, Deputy Head of Audiology & Hearing Therapist, IQIPS
Accredited service, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury

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