See Hear

A strategic framework for meeting the needs of people with a sensory impairment in Scotland

Annex B

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland
Represents the 850,000 people in Scotland who are deaf or have a hearing loss.

Association of Directors of Social Work (ADSW)
The professional association of senior social work managers in Scotland.

Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA)
The representative voice of Scottish local government.

Deafblind Scotland
Aims to help deafblind people in Scotland live as rightful members of their own communities, where they have the permanent support and recognition necessary to be equal citizens.

Children & Young People's Visual Impairment Managed Clinical Network

Joint Improvement Team (JIT)
A strategic improvement partnership between the Scottish Government, NHS Scotland, COSLA, the Third Sector, the Independent Sector and the Housing Sector.

National Deaf Children's Society
The national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

RNIB Scotland
Charity working with blind and partially sighted people in Scotland, supporting children and adults with sight loss to live full and independent lives.

Scottish Council on Deafness (SCOD)
National coordinating body for voluntary and statutory organisations which cater for Deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people, their families and…..

Scottish Stroke Vision and Hearing Network
A collaboration between stroke charities, hearing and vision charities, healthcare professionals, researchers and people affected by stroke.

Scottish Human Rights Commission
Promotes and protects the human rights of everyone in Scotland.

Scottish Sensory Centre
Promotes and supports new developments and effective practices in the education of children and young people with sensory impairments.

An umbrella organisation committed to promoting equality and opportunity for people affected by serious sight loss across Scotland.

Self-directed Support Scotland
The Scottish Government's self-directed support website.

Skills Development Scotland
The organisation charged with the delivery of careers advice in Scotland.

Visual Impairment Network for Children and Young People (VINCYP)
The network is due to start on 1st April 2014 and is the first national MCN to fully include health, education, social services and third sector representatives as well as parents. It will promote sharing of good practice and develop service standards which should lead to a reduction in inequity.

Supports people with visual impairments to make their own choices and live their lives fully, confidently and independently.


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