News

Read the latest sensory related news here and let us know if you have news you’d like us to feature.

ECL Sensory signs up to support the Essex All Together Campaign


All Together is an Active Essex campaign to promote the opportunities available for people with disabilities to participate in sport and physical activity across Essex. ECL Sensory Service are proud to sign […]

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Hadleigh Park Charter Mark Award


Hadleigh Park, the former Olympic mountain bike venue, now a family friendly leisure park, and Hadleigh Farm are celebrating as the facility becomes the first leisure space in Essex to be awarded […]

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ECL Sensory Service are delighted to be 2017 Vision Pioneer Award finalists


The RNIB state: “Since 2009, ECL’s Sensory Team has been delivering a range of services for people who have sight, hearing or dual sensory loss across Essex. What makes this team stand […]

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Designing accessible trains for people with sensory impairments


It was exciting and important news when I heard that I / we (ECL) were put forward for a project with the local train operator Greater Anglia to visit a ‘train factory’ […]

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ECL Sensory Service Referral Form


If you’d like to make a referral to us please contact our team for a chat or alternatively complete the attached form and return it to us. Please provide as much information […]

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Healthwatch Essex and ECL Sensory 555 report


  This important new report into inaccessible health services has been launched detailing the experiences of sensory impaired people and making recommendations on how to improve access.   Issues include inflexible booking systems, poor […]

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Student Social Worker Lauren completes her placement at ECL Sensory


During my time as a student Social Worker with the ECL Sensory Team I have been able to learn so many new skills whilst also building on my knowledge and understanding of […]

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Support 4 Sight, Low Vision Exhibitions


LOW VISION EXHIBITIONS Visit our exhibitions for information and advice about sight loss or for demonstrations on the latest technology to support those with low vision. Harlow Thursday 25 May, 10am – […]

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ECL Sensory and Healthwatch Essex Love Your Senses Event


Love Your Senses’ on Valentines day In 2016 we joined forces with Healthwatch Essex to capture the lived experience of people who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, Deaf or Deafblind.  Our aim […]

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Voluntary Partner News and Events


Our local voluntary organisation partners provide a range of valuable services and events such as: coffee mornings, training, newsletters, help with technical support and equipment. They provide advice and information to those with sight impairments and their family members too.  Here are […]

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