University of Edinburgh

Scottish Sensory Impairment Strategy Consultation

Held on Tuesday 30 April 2013


The Scottish Sensory Centre (SSC) and the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) hosted a consultation event on the Scottish Government's new Scottish Sensory Impairment Strategy. This interactive event was an opportunity for professionals to find out what is in the strategy and discuss how it will affect children and young people with a sensory impairment. The session started with a presentation on the main points of the Strategy, followed by discussion groups and culminating in feedback and next steps. The collated feedback from this event informed NDCS Scotland's consultation response and shape the final strategy.

Target Audience: Teachers of the Deaf, Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Educational Audiologists and Psychologists, etc.

Presenters: Anne Lennon (Interim Director, NDCS Scotland), Frankie McLean (Project Manager, Joint Sensory Partnership RNIB & Deaf Action), John Ravenscroft, Head of Institute of Education, Teaching and Leadership, and Deputy Head of School of Education, University of Edinburgh