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Deaf Community

Leeds DEAForum provides an opportunity for Deaf and hard of hearing people to meet and discuss key issues which affect them in the community. Discussions through British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters cover how services are provided and made accessible by organisations like the council, health services, and the police.

The forum advises on Deaf equality issues, with the aim of improving service provision for the Deaf community of Leeds.

Our DEAForum works in partnership with Leeds City Council, NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board, West Yorkshire Police and other services, raising general issues of concern and making suggestions for improvement.

The Leeds Deaforum meets every month at the Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People. The DEAForum aims to:

  • Make sure deaf people’s views and concerns are met by Leeds City Council Adult Social Care and other services.
  • Train deaf people and providers to work together more effectively.

To do this, we invite the people who provide services to work in partnership to develop services for deaf people.

Join our Facebook group here for regular updates: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1526263744204768/ 

Checkout the NHS Audiology Booklet here

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Leeds DEAForum – 6th June 2024

Next meeting of the DEAForum is on 6th June 2024 at 10.30 at Unity Business Centre. All DEAForum members can attend.

Minutes of the last meeting, the Agenda and directions to Unity Business Centre will be sent out nearer to 6th June.

Health Research Event – 27th June 2024

There is an additional meeting for the DEAForum on 27th June 2024 at 10.30am at Unity Business Centre to co-produce a research grant application with the University of Leeds to involve the needs of the disabled in Health Research.

DEAForum members need to book a place with LIP.

Thanks to our DEAForum member, Zara, for producing these videos. 

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