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My Things
British Sign Language Fingerspelling * Photographic ABC in British Sign Language.
You CAN use your PC as a TDD * Software for TDD communication via your PC. With links.
Set up Hyperterminal as a minicom * Instructions with pictures based on Andy Arthur's instructions.

UK Organisations
BSMHD * The society for the promotion of the positive mental health of deaf people in Britain.
ESMHD * International Non-Government Organisation for the promotion of the positive mental health of deaf people in Europe.
National Deaf Services Home Page * Mental Health Services for Deaf People in the UK.
RNID * The largest deafness charity in the UK.
Sign Community * Formerly the British Deaf Association.
National Deaf Children's Society * The only UK charity solely dedicated to providing support, information and advice for deaf children and young people, their families and professionals working with them.
Royal Association in Aid of Deaf People (RAD) * Promoting the welfare and interests of Deaf people.
SENSE * The UK's largest organisation for children and adults who are deafblind or have associated disabilities.
Signed Performances in Theatre (SPIT) * The leading national body for promoting BSL interpreted performances of mainstream theatre.
Deaf Connections * One of the world's oldest charities working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people.
Deafax * Using technology to promote Deaf literacy and achievement

Academic Organisations
Gallaudet University Home Page * The University for Deaf People in Washington.
Gallaudet Research Institute * GRI researchers gather and analyze data concerning the social, academic, and perceptual characteristics of deaf and hard of hearing populations, primarily to provide information needed by educators in the field.
National Technical Institute for the Deaf * The world's first and largest technological college for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
University of Bristol - Deaf Studies Department * Europe's only academic institution that concentrates solely on research and education that aims to benefit the deaf community.

Other Useful Links
Forest Bookshop * Specialist in books and other media on Deafness and Deaf Issues.
See Hear * The BBC programme for Deaf people. Reviews and summaries.
A-Z of Deafblindness * Help to Blind or deaf people, and especially deafblind people, and those who provide specialised services for those who are deafblind.
World Recreation Association of the Deaf * Providing programs, services, and activities to hearing, deaf, and hard of hearing persons.
DEAF-INFO Web Site * Omer Zak's info. Particularly about the Deaf-L listserver.
ASLI * Association of Sign Language Interpreters.
Deaf Library * Karen Nakamura's online collection of reference material and links intended to educate and inform people about Deaf cultures.
"About" - Deafness * Guide to further deafness-related sites.
RNID library * Based at University College London.
Deaf-UK News and Discussion Group * Contents may be hot.
Typetalk * UK relay service.
Deafsign* Cath Smith's useful information and some nice clear things to play with.

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