Coronavirus (COVID-19) Help and Support
Indigo Access remains open during this challenging time.
We continue to provide specialist sensory support to our deaf, deafblind and visually impaired customers.
Our audio descriptive shopping service has been described as “life saving”.
Innovatively, it involves the customer throughout the shopping experience, allowing them to mentally map the store without leaving home.
Our British Sign Language service is providing accessible Government information to our deaf customers.
And we are committed to enhancing your health and welfare during this time.
As such we are providing important mental and physical activities remotely.
Indigo Access turns 9!
It’s a “Happy Birthday” to us post! Indigo Access turned 9 over the weekend. Whilst it has been a turbulent twelve months, we are here. And we intend to celebrate! The Good Never have I ever been as pleased to have undertaken a piece of training, as I have with the IOSH Managing Safely course. […]
Covid-19 update 1
This is a taster of the work we have undertaken in March and April 2020 during the pandemic. Summary of our Work Our British Sign Language customers continue to require written information to be translated into British Sign Language. As a result they are kept up to date with relevant government guidance. Our Communication Support Workers have […]
Indigo Access is another year older
Another year older Indigo Access turns 8 on the 26th of June. To say this year has been one of our most challenging, is an understatement! But we have pieced together some of our very best achievements to celebrate with: Our continued commitment to training and developing our team saw Anniesa, Joelle, Vicki and Sarah […]
Lipreading Awareness Week 2019
Lipreading Awareness Week 2019 Runs from the 9th to the 15th of September 2019 A brief history of Lipreading Did you know that the first lip-reading course was developed by the City Lit in London, back in 1919. This was as a direct result of returning World War 1 veterans. Many men had been exposed to loud […]
Work experience at Indigo Access Hi I’m Anaisa Harney, I study at John Madejski Academy, and this is my account of the week’s work experience at Indigo Access. Monday 9/7/18 First I observed a training session. This showed me how much work is required to train a worker through a small business. I was surprised […]
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
GDPR – Our Privacy statement for Customers Indigo Access Ltd collects your personal data. What data? This includes information such as your name, address, date of birth, ethnicity, religion, disability, health conditions. Why do we use it? We use this information so we can provide you with a service. This might be an assessment of […]
The Equality Act 2010
The Equality Act 2010 It’s been 8 years since the Equality Act became law. But it seems that the interpretation of this law still befuddles some people. This has been highlighted recently in the case of Sally Reynolds and the Little Mix Concert. Sally, is a British Sign Language user and is Deaf. Her daughter […]
Surviving the holidays with a hearing loss
Hearing loss and the holidays With the holiday season in full swing it is often a difficult time for people with a hearing loss. Meals out in noisy restaurants, group conversations and the twinkly lights can make communication that little bit harder. So what are our top tips for surviving the festive period? If you […]
Careers event at Furze Platt Senior school
A successful Careers event Elaine and I attended Furze Platt Senior School’s careers event on Thursday 23rd of November. A large number of Universities, Colleges and Employers were on hand. And a good number of year 9-11’s attended with their parents. Now I had to admit, as a previous student of FP seniors, the careers […]
Lipreading – an introduction!
Lipreading introduction According to Action on Hearing Loss 1 in 6 people in the UK have some form of hearing loss. Here are our top facts about Lipreading in the UK We all lipread a little bit Most of us use lipreading skills without realising it. Being able to see someone talking helps us fill […]