Providing Learning Support for d/Deaf Students Undertaking Fieldwork and Related Activities

References and Links

Conrad, R. (1979) The Deaf School Child (London: Harper Row).

Ramsden, P. (1992) Learning to Teaching in Higher Education (London: Routledge).

Sutherland, J. (no date) Guidelines for working with deaf and hearing impaired students (Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University).

A guide to good practice when teaching d/Deaf and hearing impaired students. It includes some background information on d/Deaf history and sign language and, although initially aimed at lecturers working at Sheffield Hallam University, it can be adapted for use in other institution. (HEFCE funded project).

Woodward, J. (1972) Implications for sociolinguistics research among the deaf, Sign Language Studies, 1, pp.1-7.

Handbook for staff on deaf issues, Access Summit, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology

Welcome pack for deaf students, Staffordshire University. E-mail l.lewis@staffs.ac.uk.

Breakthrough Trust - Deaf-Hearing Integration

Alan Geale House, The Close, Westhill Campus, Bristol Road, Birmingham, B29 6LN

Tel/min: +44 (0)121 472 6447. Fax: +44 (0)121 415 2323

E-mail: bkthudhi@aol.com.

British Deaf Association (BDA)

1-3 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2AB

Tel: +44 (0)207 588 3520. Min: +44 (0)207 588 3529. Fax: +44 (0)207 588 3527

E-mail: info@bda.org.uk

Website: http://www.bda.org.uk/

Information and advice.

Hearing Concern

7-11 Armstrong Road, London, W3 7JL

Tel: +44 (0)208 743 1110. Min: +44 (0)208 742 9151. Fax: +44 (0)208 742 9043

Helpline: +44 (0)1245 344 600

Website: http://www.hearingconcern.com/

A national organisation for people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing. Publishes rates of pay of lipspeakers.

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

15 Dufferin Street, London, EC1Y 8UR

Tel: +44 (0)207 490 8656. Fax: +44 (0)207 251 5020

Tel/Min/Helpline: +44 (0)207 250 0123

E-mail: ndcs@ndcs.org.uk

Information on all aspects of childhood deafness, including advice on equipment and education. Runs family support groups. There is also a youth officer.

Royal National Institute for Deaf People

19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL

Tel: +44 (0)207 296 8000. Min: +44 (0)207 296 8001. Fax: +44 (0)207 296 8199

RNID Scotland (tel/min): +44 (0)141 332 0343

RNID Northern Ireland (tel/min): +44 (0)2890 239 619

E-mail: helpline@rnid.org.uk

Website: http://www.rnid.org.uk/

Deaf awareness training, information on equipment, where to get interpreters etc.

The City Literary Institute

FHE Support Unit, Keeley House, Keeley Street, London, WC2B 5LJ

Tel: +44 (0)207 430 0548. Fax: +44 (0)207 405 3347

Provides support for d/Deaf and hard of hearing students in London.

Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People (CACDP)

Durham University Science Park, Block 4, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3UZ

Tel/min: +44 (0)191 383 1155. Fax: +44 (0)191 383 7914

E-mail: durham@cacdp.demon.co.uk

Website: http://www.cacdp.demon.co.uk

Keeps a register of trained sign language interpreters.

CHESS (Consortium of Higher Education Support Services for Deaf Students)

Tel: +44 (0)115 968 6163

Website: http://www.shu.ac.uk/services/ssc/disability/chess.htm.

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