Action Deafness Tech is a social enterprise providing technological solutions for deaf or hard of hearing individuals in the UK and is an arm of the charity Action Deafness. Founded in 2008 within Action Deafness, the company also helps businesses equip themselves in order to better serve deaf or hard of hearing clients and sells items for other hearing-related conditions like tinnitus.
Action Deafness Tech sells new and used technology optimized for deaf or hard of hearing clients that ranges from hearing aid care and vibrating alarm clocks to home and mobile phones and loop systems.
Action Deafness operates several additional services, one of which is also based on a social enterprise model. Action Deafness Books is a bookstore and publisher of resources for the deaf, the proceeds of which are put back into supporting deaf literacy and writing.
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Action Deafness Tech Provides Tools That Better Lives Across the UK
1. Technological Solutions for Deaf or Hard of Hearing Individuals - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop advanced communication devices that cater specifically to the needs of deaf or hard of hearing individuals, such as improved hearing aid technology or smart home devices with visual notifications.
2. Social Enterprise Models for Disability Support - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create social enterprise initiatives that focus on providing technological solutions, resources, and support for individuals with disabilities, generating revenue to fund further development and support.
3. Improving Deaf Literacy and Accessibility - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Innovate in the field of deaf literacy by developing new technologies or resources that enhance communication and education for the deaf community, including e-books or interactive learning platforms.
1. Assistive Technology Industry - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Explore and innovate in the assistive technology field to create advanced devices and solutions that improve the quality of life for individuals with hearing impairments.
2. Publishing and Education Industry - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Merge publishing and education industries to create inclusive resources and platforms that cater to the needs of the deaf community, leveraging technology for enhanced accessibility.
3. Telecommunications Industry - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop and improve communication devices and services in the telecommunications industry to provide seamless and inclusive communication experiences for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.