The Sensory Support Service support children and young people who are deaf or have visual impairment and their families from age 0 – 25 years. The service is staffed by qualified teachers of the deaf, qualified teachers of the visually impaired, specialist teaching assistants, audiologists, a mobility and orientation officer and a resources technician.
Our staff work in the home, early years settings, schools and further education settings and work in collaboration with other agencies including The Portage Service, Therapy Services, and a range of health professionals and educational professionals including Audiology, Ophthalmology.
The service offers support to pupils, families and settings providing specialist assessment, direct teaching, communication support, advice, resourcing and modification of materials and provision of specialist equipment. Also on offer are a range of extra curricular events, youth club activities, residential trips and parents’ groups.
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