Deaf Project


Enfield Disability Action’s funding for our advice services has been cut.

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Nov 2017

Enfield Disability Action’s funding for our advice services has been cut.

STOP PRESS: UPDATE: The decision has been referred back to cabinet and therefore the call in successful. There is no need for anyone to attend the meeting tonight Prevention and Early Intervention Commissioning Stakeholder Update 8 th November 2017 Contracts Award As you will be aware, a Cabinet decision was published regarding the award of contracts to the Voluntary and Community Sector for the delivery...

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Hand in Hand Drop in

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Sep 2017

Hand in Hand Drop in

For adults living in Enfield who feel isolated due to their disability or health condition and who want to socialise, come and meet new friends and also get support, advice and information. Contact tracey@e-d-a.org.uk or rekha@e-d-a.org.uk    ...

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Learning Braille – My Story

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Jul 2017

Learning Braille – My Story

A special event was held for Enfield resident, Rajeswari Gopalakrishnan, so that she could tell her story about learning Braille. Rajeswari is not only blind she is also profoundly Deaf, so to teach her Braille was not an easy task. Enfield Disability Action’s Deaf Project in partnership with Enfield Vision provided weekly lessons to help Rajeswari achieve her ambition.  The Deaf Project successfully applied for...

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Encouraging Deaf/Blind people to try learning Braille

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Mar 2017

Encouraging Deaf/Blind people to try learning Braille

Last year a Deaf/Blind lady approached Social Services to request information on how she could learn Braille, she thought this would give her another form of communication and perhaps help in her day to day life. Social Services said they were unable to help and e-mailed Enfield Vision to see if they could assist this lady, Enfield Vision then contacted EDA for help as this...

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Snowden Climb 17th September 2016

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Jan 2017

Snowden Climb 17th September 2016

In September Simone Rickard who works on EDA’s Deaf Project climbed Snowden to raise awareness of local Deaf peoples issues and to raise money for EDA’s Deaf Project following reductions to statutory funding earlier in the year. EDA is hugely appreciative and proud of Simone’s achievements and grateful for the funds that were raised. Thank you so much to Simone and her friends. Contributions are still...

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Aug 2016

EDA’s Councillors Question Time

Following our successful MP’s event in December EDA hosted a local Counsellors Question Time. Doug Taylor the Leader of the Council attended. EDA’s Councillors’ Question Time took place on 31st May 2016. There were many issues raised from the well attended event. There were many heartfelt and personal accounts, heard as examples of the barriers and lack of resources and specialist assistance which Deaf and disabled...

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23

Aug 2016

Enfield Independent Article

Local newspaper has read EDA’s impact report concerning the withdrawal of Supporting People funding to EDA’s Deaf Project Service. Please see the Enfield Independent article that is available in the link  click here...

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23

Aug 2016

EDA launches Impact Report On Cuts To Services For The Deaf

The project has been running since 1996 has has achieved so much for Enfield’s Deaf community both nationally and locally, it is a unique service in that staff can communicate in BSL (British Sign Language) and are qualified to give help and advice at point of contact. Any cut to this specialist service may result in the deaf person struggling  to even get access to services...

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