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British Sign Language

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Online learning in British Sign Language
Sign Language is a visual means of communicating using gestures, facial expression, and body language
Updated: 08/09/2021
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Calibre Audio

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Audio book service
Calibre Audio is a national charity lending free audiobooks to anyone who is print disabled
01296 432 339
Updated: 09/09/2021
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Disability driving

Local Offer
Disability Driving Instructors for SEND young people

Age

From 16 years old
0844 800 7355
Updated: 01/11/2021
Find out more about Disability driving

Hands to Communicate - British Sign Language Training Provider

Local Offer
Sign Language Training Courses
Making sign language more accessible for adults and children

Age

5 years and over
07732 802 437
Updated: 09/11/2021
Find out more about Hands to Communicate - British Sign Language Training Provider

Hearing Resource Centre - Hathershaw College

Local Offer
Tuition for deaf and hearing impaired children
A provision for secondary school-age students with a range of hearing losses to access the curriculum.

Age

From 11 to 16 years old
0161 770 8560
Bellfield Avenue, OL8 3EP
Updated: 10/02/2020
Find out more about Hearing Resource Centre - Hathershaw College

Kingfisher - Signalong

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Signalong films
Access a collection of short Signalong films to support your child at home
0161 770 5910
Updated: 30/09/2021
Find out more about Kingfisher - Signalong

Mahdlo - Social Deaf Group

Local Offer
Due to Covid-19 please contact us to check if our activity is running.
Social group for the hearing impaired
Youth Group for young people with hearing loss or who are deaf aged 8-25yrs.

Age

From 8 to 25 years old
0161 624 0111
Egerton Street, OL1 3SE
Updated: 28/01/2020
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National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

Local Offer
We strongly suggest contacting the service or activity before you use it. This way you can check all the details are correct and that everything is right for you. Please remember to ask staff to show you that relevant insurance is in place and staff qualifications are up to date.
Support and advice service for childhood deafness and hearing loss
Free information on childhood hearing loss including: education, audiology, benefits, technology, communication, parenting.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0808 800 8880 or 020 7014 5919
Updated: 12/10/2021
Find out more about National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

Oldham Audiology Hearing Assessment & Hearing Aid

Local Offer
Support and advice, hearing assessment
Hearing assessment, hearing-aid fitting and management, aural rehabilitation and support for people who are hearing impaired or have tinnitus.

Age

Any age
01706 837 120
New Radcliffe Street, OL1 1NL
Updated: 12/12/2108
Find out more about Oldham Audiology Hearing Assessment & Hearing Aid

Sense Children's Specialist Services

Local Offer
Support and advice for people affected by deafblindness
Supporting and campaigning for deafblind people. Tailored support, advice and information as well as specialist services.

Age

From 0 to 20 years old
0300 330 9256
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Updated: 23/12/2019
Find out more about Sense Children's Specialist Services

Sensory and physical support services

Local Offer
Support and advice services
A specialist support service for children and young people

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
The Civic Centre, OL1 1UT
0161 770 1513
Updated: 03/07/2020
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Sensory Duty Drop-In Service (Hearing Support) (Link Centre)

Local Offer
Support and advice
Supporting people with a visual impairment or hearing impairment: weekly drop-in sessions with advice, information and equipment to try.

Age

Any age
0161 770 4786
The Link Centre, Union Street, OL1 1DZ
Updated: 07/07/2020
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Signalong - The Communication Charity

Local Offer
Signalong support
Provides resources, training and free advice, and readily works with others in the field to promote communication skills for children and adults with speech, language and communication needs and English as an additional language.
Updated: 15/10/2021
Find out more about Signalong - The Communication Charity

The Buzz - for deaf young people

Local Offer
Information and support
The only website for deaf young people aged 8 to 18 in the UK

Age

8 - 18 year olds
Updated: 22/10/2021
Find out more about The Buzz - for deaf young people

Together Trust - Therapy and Specialist Support

Local Offer
Support for carers of children and young people with extra needs
Special services to enable families to get the help they need for children and young people to get the best from school and home life.

Age

From 0 to 25 years old
0161 283 4848
Cheadle, SK8 1JE
Updated: 08/02/2022
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Together Trust - Woodlands

Local Offer
Short breaks for carers/people they care for
Specialist education, community and care provider: services include consultancy from clinical psychologists and play therapists.

Age

From 5 to 17 years old (upon admission)
0161 430 8604
Romiley, SK6 3EN
Updated: 18/02/2022
Find out more about Together Trust - Woodlands