ATLA

Useful organisations

Links to charities and non-commercial sites
Click on the name of the organisation to go straight to their website
Action for Deafness
Advice, support & information for deaf & hard of hearing in West Sussex
ALS – Association of Lipspeakers
aims to promote lipspeaking and its good practice and encourage

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Staying safe

Your local authority has a duty of care to ensure you are safe at home.
• Most local authorities have a sensory services team, who will assess you in your own home.
• Go to your local authority website to get contact details.
• They may be able to supply

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Gene that causes Otosclerosis identified

This is the first very welcome step towards finding a way to prevent otosclerosis, one of the most common forms of hearing loss in younger people.
https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/news-and-events/all-regions/press-releases/new-research-discovers-gene-that-causes-common-deafness.aspx

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ATLA is 40!

ATLA has reached a milestone anniversary – its 40th year. To the best of our knowledge, we are the only country in the world that has formal lipreading teacher training courses, with a recognised qualification and a professional supporting body.
Read more of our history here.

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