Deafblind Tactile / Hands-on Interpreters

Deafblind Tactile / Hands-on interpreters provide access to communication for Deafblind people. Communicating with people with dual sensory loss requires specialist skills and an ability to combine a variety of communication techniques, this may include Manual Alphabet, Visual Frame Signing, Tactile / Hands-on Signing and Lipspeaking.

Settings where Deafblind Tactile / Hands-on Interpreters:
Here are some examples - this list is not exhaustive

  • Legal settings: Court cases (Crown and/or Procurator fiscal), Police station, Tribunal services, Solicitor appointments.
  • Health Appointments: GP, Dentist, Hospital, Optician, Podiatrist etc..
  • Community: Accessing groups, Attending classes.
  • Council Services: Council appointments and Meetings.

It is important to state the preference of the Deafblind person when booking, so that their needs can most easily be met.

Our other sevices:

BSL Interpreter
Electronic Notetaker

If you want to know more and book a service email or call 0345 646 0446