Sensory Impairment – Shropshire Council

Website: https://shropshire.gov.uk/disability-information/sensory-impairment

Email: cs.sensoryimpairment@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone: 01743 250529 01743 250529 (ask for Sensory Impairment Team) Fax 01743 369482

Address: Sensory Impairment Team,The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive Shrewsbury SY1 4NG

The sensory impairment service works with people who are hard of hearing, deaf with speech, deaf without speech, severely sight impaired/blind, sight impaired/partially sighted and people who have a dual sensory impairment or are deaf blind.

A Duty Officer is available from 8.45 am – 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45 am – 4.00 pm Friday to assist people who telephone, fax or text phone the service. you have a right to choose to be registered as:

  • hard of hearing, deaf with speech, deaf without speech
  • severely sight impaired/blind, sight impaired/partially sighted following your hospital eye consultant completing a certificate of visual impairment

For information on a Needs Assessment, click on the link below:  https://shropshire.gov.uk/disability-information/sensory-impairment/needs-assessments/

For information on How to Register a sensory impairment, click the link below:  https://shropshire.gov.uk/disability-information/sensory-impairment/how-do-i-register-a-sensory-impairment/

Hearing Impairment Drop In Sessions: For information, click on the link below:  https://shropshire.gov.uk/disability-information/sensory-impairment/hearing-impaired-equipment-drop-in-sessions/

Useful Link to Vision Technology and Training Shropshire: https://shropshire.gov.uk/disability-information/sensory-impairment/vision-technology-and-training-shropshire/

 

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