Lincolnshire Sensory Services visit HWLincs

Lincolnshire Sensory Services joined the HWLincs team to give an overview of all the ways they help people and families affected by sensory loss, from support to technology solutions.

The morning of the May HWLincs team meeting was spent in the excellent company of Lincolnshire Sensory Services team members, along with British Sign Language interpreter, Rebecca Northern.

Three women and one man look at the camera, smiling.
Lincolnshire Sensory Services visit HWLincs. From left: BSL interpreter Rebecca Northern, Lincolnshire Sensory Services information, advice and guidance officer Joanne Hunter, LSS senior communication, development and sensory impairment officer Amanda Stait, information, advice and guidance officer Paul Woolmer

 

Two illuminating overviews were presented. Amanda Stait, senior communication, development and sensory impairment officer at Lincolnshire Sensory Services, spoke about her work with people with sight loss and the help that Lincolnshire Sensory Services offers.

Specialist equipment, mobility training, daily living skills training, social development and support for families are all available – click here to find out more.

Joanne Hunter, Information, advice and guidance officer at Lincolnshire Sensory Services, explained first-hand experiences of a person with hearing loss and gave an overview of British Sign Language to the team.

Joanne also gave a comprehensive overview of the services and help available to people with hearing loss – find out more here.

Information, advice and guidance officer, Paul Woolmer, spoke about the mental health and social support the service gives, as well as explaining the great work being done to bridge gaps between people who use sign languages other than BSL.

HWLincs give a huge thanks to everyone from Lincolnshire Sensory Services (operated by BID Services) and we look forward to seeing you again for our lipreading lessons.

 

Lincolnshire Sensory Services has a wealth of experience that staff are happy to share with individuals / clients, professionals, parents, carers and organisations. They also signpost to other services as appropriate, for longer term support. Find out more about Lincolnshire Sensory Services.

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