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Achieving independence for blind and deaf people

NESS is an independent, local charity delivering the first integrated joint sensory services in Scotland

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New life saving emergency VRS app

New life-saving emergency VRS app launches

Sign Video and Sign Language interactions will be launching an app allowing British Sign Language users to connect to emergency services

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Living With Usher Syndrome Type 1

For Deafblind Awareness Week, NESS would like to highlight a video made by Janette Chalmers, who lives with Usher Syndrome.

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New Process for Booking Tickets through the Entertainment Set

NESS Entertainment Set has been supporting visually impaired people to book tickets for the Audio-described viewings at His Majesty’s Theatre...

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If you wish to make a complaint

North East Sensory Services (NESS) is keen to give satisfaction and treats complaints seriously. If you are unhappy with any aspect of our service, please raise it with any member of staff or volunteer. Most matters can probably be resolved without further difficulty.

Call us on 0345 271 2345
or Text 07593 102 004


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