BBC News presenter and Sense celebrity supporter Louise Minchin kindly agreed to interview Dave on behalf of Sense. In Dave's interview he talks about his feelings when he visited the Sense day centre and how much he enjoyed Edith's company. He also mentions how you could support Sense.
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Using deafblind tactile signing these rappers battle it out. They focus their lyrics around the senses to promote deafblind awareness week.
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Suzanne and Andy have both a genetic condition which effects sight and hearing called Usher. They got married one year ago, having met six years earlier through Sense, the leading UK deafblind charity. Andy originally lived with his mum and then Sense gave him support to move into his own flat. Andy uses speech and can hear with hearing aids. He has tunnel vision, restricted to a small area right in front of him. Suzanne has little hearing and uses hearing aids. She is a great lip reader through. In this film they speak about how they get on with their lives, as well as life with their support workers.
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Samantha has Congenital Rubella Syndrome. She is profoundly deafblind and communicates using minimal signs and staff working with her will use objects to tell Samantha what is happening next in her day. She needs constant one to one support and has four key support workers who work on a rota basis. Samantha lives with her mum and siblings who are all younger than her. Sense has been supporting her since she was an infant. She attends the Sense Garden Room one day per week as part of her day service. In this film you will see Samantha at the Garden Room and hear from her mum. Her massage therapist Graham and Josie represented Sense, the UK deafblind charity.
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Noah attends the specialist play schemes at the Woodside Centre in Bristol every week. He is profoundly deaf and has some problems with his sight. Noah uses simple signs to communicate and has has challenges understanding the world around him. Noah appears in this film with his his Mum Nicola, Karen his music therapist and Helen Potter representing Sense, the leading UK deafblind charity.