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Appendix B: Sources of Further Advice and Assistance

This appendix provides details of some organisations which may be able to assist tribunals to arrange provision of particular adjustments for disabled users of the tribunals system, or by giving general advice on questions relating to accessibility.

Communication with Deaf People

British Deaf Association

City Literary Institute, The Centre for Deaf People

  • Connaught Hall, Tavistock Square, LONDON, WC1H 9EX
  • Tel: 020 7383 7624
    Fax: 020 7383 4656
  • E-mail: cfdp@citylit.ac.uk
  • Website: http://www.citylit.ac.uk/

Council for the Advancement of Communication with Deaf People

  • Durham University Science Park, Block 4, Stockton, DURHAM, DH1 3UZ
  • Tel: 0191 383 1155
    Fax: 0191 383 7914
    Textphone: 0191 383 7915

Hearing Concern

  • 7-11 Armstrong Road, LONDON, W3 7JL
  • Tel: 020 8740 4447
    Fax: 020 8742 9043
    Textphone: 020 8742 9151
  • E-mail: info@hearingconcern.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.hearingconcern.com/

Palantype Services Ltd

Royal National Institute for Deaf People

  • 19-23 Featherstone Street, LONDON, EC1Y 8SL
  • Tel: 020 7296 8000
    Fax: 020 7296 8199
    Textphone: 020 7296 8001
  • E-mail: informationline@rnid.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.rnid.org.uk/

Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters

  • Donaldson's College, West Coates, EDINBURGH, EH12 5JJ
  • Tel: 0131 347 5601
    Fax: 0131 347 5628
  • E-mail: mail@sasli.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.sasli.org.uk/

Scottish Council on Deafness

  • Clerwood House, 96 Clermiston Road, EDINBURGH, EH12 6UT
  • Tel: 0131 314 6075
    Fax: 0131 314 6077
    Textphone: 0131 314 6078
  • E-mail: admin@scod.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.scod.org.uk/

Sign Language Information Centre

  • Criffel Riggs, Drumburn, Kirkbean, DUMFRIES, DG2 8DL
  • Tel: 01387 880222
    Fax: 01387 880333
  • E-mail: margo@slic.demon.co.uk

Wales Council for the Deaf

  • Glenview House, Courthouse Street, PONTYPRIDD, CF37 1JY
  • Tel: 01443 485687
    Supercom: 01443 385686
    Fax: 01443 408555
  • E-mail: wcdeaf@pop3.poptel.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.wcdeaf.org.uk/

Building Accessibility

British Standards Institution

  • 389 Chiswick High Road, LONDON, W4 4AL
  • Tel: 020 8996 9000
    Fax: 020 8996 7400
  • E-mail: info@bsi-global.com
  • Website: http://www.bsi-global.com/

Centre for Accessible Environments

  • Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, LONDON, SE1 2NY
  • Tel: 020 7357 8182
    Fax: 020 7357 8183
  • E-mail: info@cae.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.cae.org.uk/

Disabled Living Foundation

  • 380-384 Harrow Road, LONDON, W9 2HU
  • Tel: 020 7289 6111
  • E-mail: info@dlf.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.dlf.org.uk/

Institution of Highways and Transportation

  • 6 Endsleigh Street, LONDON, WC1H 0DZ
  • Tel: 020 7387 2525
    Fax: 020 7387 2808
  • E-mail: iht@iht.org
  • Website: http://www.iht.org/

RADAR (Royal Association for Disability & Rehabilitation)

  • 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, LONDON, EC1V 8AF
  • Tel: 020 7250 3222
    Fax: 020 7250 0212
    Minicom: 020 7250 4119
  • E-mail: radar@radar.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.radar.org.uk/

RNIB/GDBA Joint Mobility Unit

  • 105 Judd Street, LONDON, WC1H 9NE
  • Tel: 0207 388 1266
    Fax: 020 7388 2034

Scottish Office of the RNIB/GDBA Joint Mobility Unit

Wales Council for the Disabled

  • Llys Ifor, Crescent Road, CAERPHILLY, Mid Glamorgan, CF8 1XL
  • Tel: 029 2088 7325
    Fax: 029 2088 8702

Braille Documents

PIA (print, braille and software publishing solutions)

  • Victoria Street, CWMBRAN, NP44 3YT
  • Tel: 0870 321 6450
    Fax: 0870 321 6451
    Dotline: 0870 321 6430
  • E-mail: info@pia.co.uk
  • Website: http://www.pia.co.uk/

Royal National Institute for the Blind

  • Customer Services, PO Box 173, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 6WS
  • Tel: 0845 702 3153
    Minicom: 0845 585691
    Fax: 01733 371555
  • E-mail: Cservices@rnib.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.rnid.org.uk/

RNIB Scotland

Scottish Braille Press

Society for the Welfare and Teaching of the Blind

Wales Council for the Blind

  • 3rd Floor, Shand House, 20 Newport Road, CARDIFF, CF24 0DB
  • Tel: 029 2047 3954
    Fax: 029 2045 5710
  • E-mail: staff@wcbnet.freeserve.co.uk
  • Website: http://www.wcbnet.freeserve.co.uk/

Provision of Auxiliary Aids

Disabled Living Foundation

  • 380-384 Harrow Road, LONDON, W9 2HU
  • Tel: 020 7289 6111
  • E-mail: info@dlf.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.dlf.org.uk/

Other Useful Contacts

The Discrimination Law Association

  • PO Box 36054, LONDON, SW16 1WF
  • E-Mail: info@discrimination-law.org.uk

The Employers Forum on Disability

  • Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street, LONDON, SE1 2NY
  • Tel: 020 7403 3020
    Fax: 020 7403 0404
    Minicom: 020 7403 0040
  • E-mail: enquiries@employers-forum.co.uk
  • Website: http://www.employers-forum.co.uk/

Group for Solicitors with Disabilities

  • The Law Society, 114 Chancery Lane, LONDON, WC2A 1PL
  • Tel: 020 7320 5793
    Fax: 020 7831 0170
  • E-mail: secretary@gsdnet.org.uk
  • Website: http://www.gsdnet.org.uk/

How to obtain other publications referred to in this guidance

"Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability" may be purchased from The Stationery Office bookshops (mail orders: the Stationery Office, PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN).

"Making access to goods and services easier for disabled customers" may be obtained from the Disability Rights Commission Helpline and website.

Guidance on disability awareness and equality training is contained in the Disability Rights Commission's "Good Practice Training Directory" which can be obtained from the DRC's website.

The Court Service's "Checklist for Disability Access Audit" can be obtained by contacting Richard Fox, Court Service Accommodation and Planning Branch, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT.

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