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Sight Scotland - Rehabilitation & Mobility Service

Address:
43 Canaan Lane, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG
Tel:
0131 385 7488
Opening Times:
Monday
9AM - 5PM
Tuesday
9AM - 5PM
Wednesday
9AM - 5PM
Thursday
9AM - 5PM
Friday
9AM - 5PM

Map for Sight Scotland - Rehabilitation & Mobility Service

Organisation details

Our Rehabilitation & Mobility service supports adults living with visual impairments across Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian to learn new skills through training, guidance and advice on safe and effective ways to continue with everyday tasks.
Independent Living Skills
- Home assessments and training on managing daily living tasks
- Advice on reading & accessing print
- Demonstrating equipment
Orientation and Mobility
- Indoor and outdoor Mobility and Orientation training
- Pre-cane skills
- Identifying safe routes
- Long cane training
- Sighted guiding
Information & Advice
- Lighting & Contrast
- Types of Magnifiers
- Reading
- Apps and accessibility features on mobile devices
- Talking Books and newspapers
- Groups and clubs
- Benefits and support
- Signposting to external support services

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Rehabilitation
  • Everyday living skills
  • Mobility training
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Sign posting and general information

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This organisation was verified on 22 July 2021