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See Hear Consultation invite

Who is the event for?

Are you deaf?

Do you have dual sensory loss or a visual impairment?

Are you aged 14 – 25?

Do you want to meet other people?

Do you want to take part in some fun activities and share ideas about what the Scottish government should do to support young people like you better?

Do you want to help change the future of services?

If yes, then you and your parent/ caregiver are invited to attend a joint event. The event is for young people, with a separate space for parent/ caregivers to contribute their views and have fun too.


Venue and date

Date: 3 February 2024

Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

Venue: 198 Hawkhead Road, Paisley, PA2 7BS (Hawkhead Centre – Sight Scotland). Free parking is available, and accessible spaces can be requested via booking.


Numbers are limited to a maximum 40 spaces for young people. Lunch will be provided.


Communication support

Communication support will include:

  • BSL Interpreters,
  • Palantypist (speech to text)
  • Orientation,
  • Pamiloo (changing places toilet).
  • The Hawkhead Centre is internally accessible and has no steps.
  • Personal care will not be provided.


Activities on the day

During the day, you’ll have the opportunity to try out:

  • Archery,
  • Cooking,
  • Accessible gaming,
  • Movement and mindfulness.


Plus, you will have the chance to meet and connect with other people and share your thoughts, ideas, concerns, dreams, and goals.


How your participation helps

Your participation will help make positive change in Scotland’s future. Your contribution will be help write the Scottish Governments new 2025 See Hear strategy launching.


The See Hear strategy will shape government support and services for people of any age who are deaf, living with a visual impairment or dual sensory loss for the next ten years. So, it is important you have a say in what is in it!


This event is being organised and co-hosted by Sight Scotland, Sight Scotland Veterans, RNIB Scotland, Guide Dogs, Visibility Scotland, National Deaf Children Society, and ARC Scotland and co-facilitated by young people with support from the Scottish Government.



BSL and text invite


Audio and text invite


How to book

You can book a place on the event via the link below:

Booking Form for See Hear Event


Organisations involved

A purple logo with text saying sight scotlandvisibility scotland logoA white background with black text and pink lines the ball text says RNIB Scotland see differentlyA purple logo with two people in the middle National Deaf Children's Society ScotlandA yellow paw print on a blue background With yellow writing next to it saying Guide Dogs Scotland.A logo with people in the middle its red and blue and says ARC ScotlandA blue saltire flag next to it is written Scottish Government - Riaghaltas na h-alba and


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Written by: Paul Hanlon

Posted on the: December 21, 2023
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