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Services for people with sight and hearing loss

Support for people with a learning disability and other complex needs to help them with all aspects of eye care.

RNIB Eye Clinic Support Services

DescriptionRNIB Eye Clinic Support Service provides emotional and practical support for people with a sight condition, their family, friends and carers.  If you or someone who know has a sight condition and would like to find out more about the help available please contact our Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) on the contact details below or in person at Ophthalmology Outpatients, Ninewells Hospital or Outpatients clinic, Perth Royal Infirmary.
ContactJanina McIntosh
Telephone07468 710900

Action on Hearing Loss: Hear to Help Service


The Hear to Help service is for NHS hearing aid wearers and includes:

  • tubing, minor repairs, earmould cleaning and battery replacement
  • basic training for hearing aid users on maintenance and usage of their hearing aid
  • providing advice and support to enable people to make the most of their hearing aid
  • providing information on other equipment and services.

Please take a look at this leaflet on the icon Drop-in service [446Kb] provided in Perth and Kinross for further information.

Telephone01382 201073                  Mobile: 07436543243

Deaf Hub: Deaf Links


Deaf Links provides a wide range of activities and learning opportunities for Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind people including an advocacy project for people who have a sensory loss.

They can arrange to visit you at home if you find it difficult to get to Tayside Deaf Hub.

AddressTayside Deaf Hub, The Old Mill, 23 Brown Street, Dundee, DD1 5EF

01382 201077           Mobile: 07926 568529

Lip Reading Classes - Perth


Lip Reading classes in Perth will run from 9th October 2015.

CostThese classes are free of charge.
AddressPerth Christian Centre, 28 Glasgow Rd, Perth, PH2 0NX

01250 872861

Lip Reading Classes - Blairgowrie


Lip Reading Classes will resume in Blairgowrie on Thursday 8th October 2015.

Lip Reading classes will run every Thursday:

12pm to 2pm

These classes are run in 3 x 10 week blocks.

CostThese classes are free of charge.
AddressCommunity Connect, High Street, Rattray, PH10 7DG

01250 872861

Deaf Action Lip Reading Courses


Deaf Action's lipreading courses run for over 3 terms and offer:
• Classes that are taught by experienced lipreading tutors
• Communication tactics
• Assertiveness
• Information about equipment and services available
• A fun environment to learn!

CostThese courses are free of charge.
WebsiteDeaf Action
Address36 Roseangle, Dundee, DD1 4LY

01382 221124   Mobile: 07795 338231 

Please also take a look at our page on Travelling Independently for further services.