Sensory impairment

Posted on March 6, 2013. Filed under: Adult's Services, Sensory impairment |


Specialist services for people who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind. Services are available to people of all ages, from babies to older people, and include:

  • Mobility and independent travel training;
  • Links with mainstream and specialist schools;
  • Advice and information on a range of conditions affecting vision and hearing;
  • Arrangement for British Sign Language Interpretation/Guide Communicator for social work appointments;
  • Provision of specialist equipment;
  • Provision of awareness training to staff and organisations;
  • Teaching in a variety of communications methods.

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