For everyone who is involved in the education of deaf children, deafblind children and visually impaired children and young people, the young people themselves and their families.
We are funded by the Scottish Government to provide Career-Long Professional Learning opportunities to teachers and professionals, we engage in research into the issues that affect children with sensory impairments and the professionals who work with them. We also provide an information service comprising a postal lending library, information searches and online resources.
April 2021 onwards
Braille Competency Courses: Contracted and Uncontracted Braille courses for sighted learners to support individuals with visual impairments
Cerebral Visual Impairment Online package (6 month duration)
Offered until Feb 2022
Exams and access arrangements for deaf learners (BATOD)
Thursday, 28th Oct 2021
Supporting Children with VI and their Families in the Early Years 0-3
Tues, 2 & 23 Nov 2021
Webinar series: CHARGE Syndrome: Part 1 and 2
Wed, 24th Nov 2021
The Journal Club 'Deaf children and young people'
Would you like to find out more about new advances in knowledge regarding Sensory Impairment?
Our colleagues working in research across the world are constantly adding to this knowledge. We are here to help you to find out about new ideas.Find out more
SSC's BSL Glossary team have collected and created British Sign Language Terms for Curriculum Topics: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics.
Includes examples and laboratory clips for students of science subjects. In addition to the website there is an App for iOS and Android.Find out more
Missed an event? We have materials and recordings from a number of professional learning courses available to view on our website.
Recordings and materials are available from a number of SSC professional learning events and webinars.Find out more
We have a number of publications and resources produced as part of our many projects are freely available on our website: from our Play DVDs to How Good is Our Sensory Service? document launched in May 2019.
Materials are also available from a number of SSC professional learning events and webinars. We also host the SAVIE (Scottish Association of Visual Impairment Education) website.