Deaf

Deaf


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Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) – Our activities are designed to create opportunities for the Deaf community.  Our main aims are awareness, access and advancement.  Whenever possible, we provide Deaf New Zealanders with the knowledge, information, resources and skills they need to achieve their goals and be independent in their everyday lives.
Deaf Info (UK) – The Royal College of Psychiatrists produces fact sheets with useful information about young people and mental health.  They have worked with South West London and St George’s Mental Health Trust, and AC2.com, to translate some of these fact sheets into BSL.  Videos using BSL on a range of mental health topics.
Deaf Mental Health Service (NZ) – To support deaf people with emotional or psychiatric concerns and to provide a safe and culturally sensitive service that is effective in meeting their needs.  Community Support Workers travel and assist urban or rural Deaf or hearing impaired clients between the ages of 11-65 years to access support and services in managing mental well-being, daily living skills, getting involved in satisfying work and / or leisure activities, establishing and maintaining friendships, assessing appropriate benefits and establishing and maintaining suitable housing / accommodation.  (09) 579 8415
National Foundation For The Deaf Inc. (NZ) – The NFD (National Foundation for the Deaf) promotes the interests of nearly half a million deaf and hearing impaired New Zealanders.  We focus on breaking down barriers for people with hearing loss.  We promote the appreciation of good sound.  And we encourage all New Zealanders to protect and preserve their hearing.