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Buckinghamshire Integrated Sensory Service

We work in partnership with BucksVision to offer an integrated service to children, young people and adults in Buckinghamshire with hearing, sight or dual sensory loss. This service is called Buckinghamshire Integrated Sensory Service (BISS).

If you live in Buckinghamshire, BucksVision offers a range of services to support you with your sensory loss. A holistic assessment at home is offered, which will focus on your sight, hearing or dual sensory needs. However, other needs and issues identified will be discussed and information and advice offered to work towards meeting any additional needs or personal goals.

Other services offered include:

  • Registration of hearing and/or sight loss
  • Support to develop daily living skills
  • Equipment allocation, demonstration or advice to assist with daily living
  • Mobility training to assist with independent travel - to and from school or work, or to access local activities or resources.
  • Mobility training and support to children and young people in school in order to encourage safe mobilisation and participation in all activities.
  • Advice and information on your hearing, sight or dual sensory loss
  • Communication clubs for families of Deaf children via our partners Young Deaf Activities, as well as other activity groups offered by YDA for families and children/young people.
  • Support to assist you to access activities within your local community
  • Referral or signposting to other appropriate services
  • Drop in sessions at the office in Aylesbury and in community venues to offer information and advice, equipment demonstration and basic hearing aid support

BISS has close links with the local authority. The BISS specialist staff team offers a wide range of experience in assessment and support for individuals with sight, hearing and dual sensory loss.

For more information or to make a referral, contact BISS:

Address: BucksVision, 143 Meadowcroft, Aylesbury, Bucks.  HP19 9HH

Telephone: 01296 479970
Mobile: 07918 904664

For more information you can also contact Buckinghamshire County Council:

Telephone: 0300 131 6000

If you are deaf or hard of hearing you can contact us using Text Relay: 18001 01296 395000

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Rehabilitation services

Services include:

  • holistic assessment of your visual needs
  • mobility training eg long cane skills, bus travel and routes to places such as shops, work, school or college
  • advice on daily living skills and practical tasks in the home
  • advice on magnifiers and training on a wide range of specialist equipment to support wellbeing and independence

For more information contact BISS:

Address: BucksVision, 143 Meadowcroft, Aylesbury, Bucks. HP19 9HH

Telephone: 01296 479970
Mobile: 07918 904664

Last reviewed: 24/06/2022

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