A local charity that provides support to families and carers of children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities in Brighton and Hove. They also offer independent support services to young people up until their 25th birthday.
A national charity that gives guidance and support to veterans as they adjust to sight loss and regain their personal independence. Whatever level of support is needed, Blind Veterans will work with you for the rest of your lives.
Blind Veterans UK Brighton centre Greenways, Ovingdean, Brighton, BN2 7BS
If you have difficulty understanding or remembering information when important decisions are being made that affect you, you may need the help of an advocacy service. The councils pages have information about how you can access an advocacy service and be assisted to express your own wishes and feelings.
If you have hearing loss and you're having difficulties with communication or carrying out activities of daily living, Adult Social Care may be able to help. They can give you specialist information, support, advice, equipment and adaptations if you are eligible.
If you have sight loss and you're having difficulties carrying out activities of daily living Adult Social Care may be able to help. Their rehabilitation officers for visual impairment and support staff assist adults with sight loss, to live as safely and independently as possible. Information about how to register a visual impairment, the benefits of registration, and more.
To provide blind and visually impaired passengers access to real time bus information in Brighton & Hove. People using the scheme have a battery-operated key fob which alerts them when they are near one of the talking bus stops. By pressing the fob the bus stop 'talks' to them, giving them details of which services are due, and where they are going to. There are now forty two Talking Bus Stops in the city.
A national charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes. They provide information, advocacy, help and peer support, so people with diabetes can manage their condition effectively.
A local charity dedicated to providing vital services to blind and partially sighted people. They aim to increase people's independence, confidence and wellbeing, whilst working to promote the understanding of sight loss in local communities.
Prospects House 7 - 9 George St., Hailsham, BN27 1AD