These resources are aimed at healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses or audiologists. We want to support you to find the best information on syndromes, diagnoses, and how to treat people with sensory impairments or disabilities.
Multi-sensory impaired children in hospital
We have lots of resources are for teachers, SEND (Special educational needs and disabilities) workers and other education professionals who work with children or young people. Explore our tools, download the MSI and VI curricula, or read our guides on how to provide the best possible education for young people with sensory impairments or disabilities.
Making play inclusive: a play toolkit for professionals
Quality Standards in Education Support Services
Policy, public affairs and research
Sense’s policy, public affairs and research team engages with government to ensure that people with complex disabilities have a voice in policy.
Our research provides insight and knowledge that help the general public, decision makers and organisations to make changes that benefit people who are deafblind or have other complex disabilities. We also provide regular policy briefings and articles, and we explain our approach to engaging with government on disability issues.
Arts and wellbeing
Sense is dedicated to empowering people with complex disabilities to lead creative and active lives. Our arts and wellbeing team has a host of resources, information and training packages to help service providers offer sensory experiences for people who are deafblind or disabled.
Music is a vibration toolkit
Sports and activities
From yoga toolkits to sensory walk guides, our resources and reports will help sports practitioners, coaches, teachers and support staff provide sensory experiences for people who are deafblind or disabled.
Making walks sensory
Sense provides a range of services for people of all ages, many of which receive fees and funding from local authorities. Our services overview explains what support Sense provides and how each is funded.
Other disability charities, organisations, and resources
We work with many other organisations to improve the world for people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities. We’ve pulled together a list of other service providers, charities, and organisations that specialise in helping blind, deaf, or disabled people.
This page is about safeguarding for children and adults with complex disabilities or learning disabilities. It tells you what safeguarding is, with a link to the different laws and systems in place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
It covers abuse and neglect, how to tell if someone is being abused or neglected, and what to do if you think you are being abused or neglected or if someone else is. It also has links for further information and support.
Get in touch
If you would like to find more information or support on service provision, policy or support for people who are deafblind or disabled, please get in touch with us at [email protected] or visit our get in touch page for other ways to contact us.
This content was last reviewed in April 2022. We’ll review it again next year.