Sensory and communication support

The sensory and communication support service has specialist advisory teams for children who are deaf, visually impaired, have a communication and interaction difficulty or who may have a multisensory impairment. 

The service provides support to the five local authorities in the south east Wales consortium - Bleanau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen.

The Gwent visual impairment service is hosted by Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Gwent Visual Impaired service

The Gwent Visual Impaired service provides advice and direct support for children and young people who have difficulty in accessing the curriculum because of a significant visual or multi-sensory impairment.

It is hosted by Caerphilly County Borough Council on behalf of the five councils of greater Gwent.

Email: or telephone (01633) 645420  


Contact the education inclusion team at Newport City Council