ECL Sensory Service
Our sensory impairment service supports people who have a sight loss, hearing loss or combined sight and hearing loss, to maintain independence and dignity in every aspect of daily life.
Register your sensory disability
We manage the visual, hearing and dual sensory impairment registers on behalf of Essex County Council.
ECL Sensory Services have a dedicated team of sensory specialists delivering services across Essex and beyond. The team's aim is to ensure that people can access the correct support, information and advice.
Working in partnership with local and national organisations, ECL Sensory Services deliver high quality services that are focused on early intervention and maximising independence for people living with sensory impairments (visual, hard of hearing / deaf or dual sensory impairment). With a quarter of the ECL Sensory team living with a sensory impairment, our services are unique and provide person-centred support.
An invaluable opportunity to learn directly from those living with sight and hearing impairments.
Supporting organisations to consider ways they could improve access to their services.
Become a Sensory Champion through training and linking in with our team and local sensory services.
Information to describe Deafness, blindness, visual impairment, hearing impairment and Deafblindness.
Two of the key sources of information are the Essex County Council and Local Offer sites.