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British Sign Language Training (BSL)

British Sign Language Level 2  -  New Course Starting 21st January 2015

New year, new challenge? 

Sensing Change are starting a new British Sign Language Level 2 course on Wednesday 21st January, 6.30-8.30pm (term time) at 214b Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3DH. Parking and refreshments available.

Eileen Murphy is a very experienced tutor in BSL, she will help and support you through the sessions which are fun and interactive.

So if you already have BSL level 1 or have a good understanding of sign language then why not unlock your potential to achieve a professionally recognised qualification.

The complete course costs £650 (instalment plan available if required), includes VAT and exam fees! Book now by contacting Alex Catling 01473 260030 or alex.catling@sensingchange.org.uk

British Sign Language Level 1 - New Course Starting January 2015

Back by popular demand, Sensing Change are starting a new BSL Level 1 course on Tuesday evenings from 13th January 2015. These fun and interactive sessions are held for 2 hours each week (term time) 6.30-8.30pm at the Sensing Change office, 214b Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3DH. Eileen Murphy is a very experienced tutor in BSL, she will help and support you through the sessions for you to achieve a professionally recognised qualification. Priced at £250 which includes exam fees this really is amazing value. Early booking is advised, so contact Alex Catling to reserve your place alex.catling@sensingchange.org.uk or call 01473 260030

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Direct Referrals

Sensing Change is now able to take referrals direct from you. If you have a significant sight, hearing or dual sensory loss and need support and advice please contact us by calling 01473 260030 or contact sensingchangeinfo@suffolk.gcsx.gov.uk  You can download our direct referral form here Direct Referral Form  You can read more about the different services that we provide by clicking on the links at the top of this page.

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"This is a really good, interactive and informative training session, thank you" Lizzie from Suffolk Family Carer's.  For organisations to deliver best practice and an improved standard of support and care Sensing Change can provide Sensory Awareness Training.  All training will be tailored to your needs and is delivered by qualified professionals that are actively working with people that have a sight and or hearing loss.   

At the end of the training session you and your staff will have a better understanding about the impact that sensory loss can have and will have learnt new skills and practical techniques that will improve communication and mobility. 

"I feel everyone should go on this training it is very important information for every individual" Team Leader, Outlook Care

If you would like to find out more please contact Alex Catling on 01473 260030 or email: alex.catling@sensingchange.org.uk  


Suffolk Hearing Advisory Service (SHAS)

Suffolk Hearing Advisory Service (SHAS) are running a bi-monthly free routine and checking service on NHS hearing aids. This includes re-tubing, maintenance and issue of batteries. You do not need an appointment as it is a drop in service. Tuesday 11th November between 10-11am at Sensing Change Resource Centre, 161 Rotterdam Road, Lowestoft, NR32 2EZ. Contact Garry direct gary.appleby@hhas.org.uk for more details or visit  http://www.hhas.org.uk/hearing-support-suffolk.htm#hearingaid


Customer Charter - The Sensing Change values are reflected in our new Customer Charter.  Our Customer Charter can be provided in assessible format of your choice on request.

 Customer Charter

Sensing Change Resource Centre

Sensing Change will work with you to understand your issues and provide you with information, advice and support to enable you to achieve your aims and live as independently as possible. 

What we can do: Independent Living, Promote Health and Wellbeing, Communication Skills, Equipment Demonstration and Advice, Social Work, Rehabilitation and Support. 

We can also supply: Sensory Awareness Training and Meeting Room Hire. For further details please download the Resource Centre leaflet

Get In touch:

Address: 161 Rotterdam Road, Lowestoft, NR32 2EZ

Tel: 01502 217079 Fax/Text: 01502 562431

email: info@sensingchange.org.uk



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