Sensory Service

Support for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

A highly qualified team of professionals are here to meet the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The team includes communication support workers (CSWs), and a specialist teacher/assessor.

Support could include:

  •   BSL communication
  •   note-taking
  •   language support
  •   Loop systems
  •   guidance to course tutors and staff development about including learners who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Support for Students who are Partially Sighted or Blind

We offer specialist assessment and a wide range of support that is tailored to meet individual needs. Support is available during the application process and throughout the course of study.

Support could include:

  •   assessments to identify learning support needs
  •   one-to-one in-class support for note-taking, reading etc.
  •   learning materials in large print, braille or electronic formats
  •   provision of specialist equipment
  •   training in specialist software and equipment
  •   access arrangements and adjustments for exams
  •   guidance to course tutors and staff development about including learners with a visual impairment
  •   liaison with external agencies.

Who can I contact about Sensory Service?

Linda JoyceThe Arts Centre0151 252 4114Team Leader - Sensory Support Deaf and Visually Impaired Service
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