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Comings & Goings at AD!


We are delighted to announce additional new and incoming staff arriving at Action Deafness.

Katie Hulbert has been appointed as full-time Communications Interpreting Booking Coordinator, replacing Judith Robinson who retires at the end of October 2016.

We are excited that Katie is now working closely with the communications interpreting team with the handover process. We look forward [Read More]

YOUchoose News


YOUchoose partners gathered at a training session at Action Deafness in Leicester, superbly organised by our Head of Services Jaz Mann and Registered Manager Mhairi Simpson!

Jaz and Mhairi were delighted to learn that partners from GDA, DeafCOG & deafplus found the session [Read More]

YOUchoose gathers momentum!

Following the successful launch of YOUchoose in Deaf Awareness Week, referrals for community support and registered personal care have increased.


YOUchoose partners have started to assessing potential clients within their own catchment areas and we are confident that the services will go from strength to strength.


YOUchoose coordinating team led by our Head of Service, Jaz Mann, [Read More]

AD CEO becomes UKCOD chair!

Last week Action Deafness announced that its CEO, Craig Crowley, has become the Chair designate of UK Council on Deafness.


Action Deafness’ Facebook page and other social media received over 7,000 hits in the following few days with people offering messages of congratulations!


Craig has already started to knuckle down with the chair, Jim Edwards, and the [Read More]


New Personal Care Support launched in Cambridgeshire!

Cambridgeshire Deaf Association and Action Deafness joined up forces to provide Personal Care support in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough area to Deaf people who use sign language and have additional needs.

We are now looking for new Personal Care Assistants to join our partnership Team!

More details please go to CDA website:

Please contact: [Read More]

New partnership launched

New Deaf Care Support Consortium officially launched

The YOUchoose consortium was officially launched in St Pancras International, London on 5th May with All Parliamentary Party Group on Deafness Chair, Jim Fitzpatrick MP, in attendance.

This new YOUchoose consortium is working to develop personalised 1:1 support for Deaf, hard of hearing and Deafblind people. The consortium delivers deaf-specific [Read More]

VRI in Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council launches new BSL Video Remote Interpreting Services


Date      04/05/2016


The most exciting project to deliver a British Sign Language video online interpreting service has taken a quantum leap forward, with confirmation that, Action Deafness Communications, a East Midlands based charitable company has secured the main agreement to develop and launch the newest video remote interpreting [Read More]

VRI Pilot in Brighton

AD Communications develops exciting pilot VRI project with local NHS partners in Brighton.


Date     03/05/2016


A pilot project to develop and deliver a British Sign Language video online interpreting service has taken a significant step forward. Action Deafness Communications (Red Dot Connect) has secured an agreement to launch the new Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) service for Deaf [Read More]

New service website!

PRESS RELEASE  04.04.2016


YOUchoose launches new website!

YOUchoose, a Community and Personal Care Support Consortium, has launched a brand new website to promote its services and opportunities to a wider audience.


YOUchoose develop and deliver innovative community and personal care support to Deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing clients. This exceptional service is delivered by a dedicated team [Read More]

A Message from CEO

A very Happy new year to you all.


Now that we’re back to work it is good to look ahead and think about what this year may bring us. Of course hard work will be a feature of 2016 as it is every year.


There are obviously still challenges in the wider economic climate however there are [Read More]