Deafness or Hearing Impaired

Deafness or Hearing Impairment can affect anyone at any point in life and can be caused by an accident, infection, age or prolonged exposure to high volume noise. If you believe you may be experiencing hearing loss always consult your GP swiftly as intervention may be available to stop further deterioration.   

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Deafness or Hearing Impairment can take the form of a complete lack of hearing or partial loss. In either instance there are several treatments and methods available for coping, such as:

  • Hearing Aids.

  • Implants.

  • Learning Sign Language.

Practical Help For Deaf or Hearing Impaired

As with most disabilities deafness and hearing impairment comes with costs as equipment, training and support with day to day living may be required. There are a number of benefits that can help:

Disability Support Project can help with the applications, appeals and if tribunals to make the process easier and less stressful for you. 

More help with Deafness or Hearing Impairement

Your GP should give you guidance on the correct path for you or your child, but if you need any further assistance or information there are some useful links below: