What are sensory impairments?
A sensory impairment affects your hearing, vision or both your hearing and vision.
Different types of sensory impairments include:
- visual impairment
- hearing impairment
- deaf or Deaf
- multi-sensory impaired (MSI)
More information about specialist support available in Devon can be found below.
Help and support available in Devon
The ROVIC Service (Re/Habilitation Officer for Visually Impaired Children) are a county-wide team supporting children and young people from birth to 18 years who have; visual, dual sensory (vision and hearing impairment) deafblind and multisensory impairments.
Read our guide to the ROVIC Service to find out how they can support you.
The Babcock LDP Sensory Impairment Team offer teaching, support, advice, early help and interventions for children and young people from 0-25, where a visual, hearing or multi-sensory impairment is having an impact on their ability to access education.