Links to trusted information about sensory impairments.
Anosmia (loss of smell)
Anosmia is the medical term for loss of smell. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatments of anosmia.
Vision impairment statistics
Links to trusted information about vision impairment statistics.
Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.
Trusted information about hearing loss including the signs of hearing loss, why your hearing is getting worse, hearing tests and treatment.
Hearing loss prevention
Some hearing loss may be permanent but there are ways to prevent hearing loss and permanent damage to your ears. Learn more.
Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.
Deafness is the inability to hear properly or not hear at all. Follow the links below to find trusted information about hearing impairments and government support services.
Amblyopia (lazy eye)
The early diagnosis and treatment of amblyopia (lazy eye) with glasses, contact lenses or eye patches can prevent long-term vision problems.
Finding it hard to tell red from green, or blue from yellow, is colour blindness. In rare cases, a person can’t see colour at all. Learn more here.