News

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

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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Sensory Awareness Training with ECL Sensory Service


New 2017 dates!   Grab your place on our exceptional value, highly regarded unique training. March 16th   /   April 11th   /   May 4th   /   June 6th “ Brilliant day!” “Excellent insight into real people […]

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ECL Sensory Awareness Training Taster at Colchester Library


COLCHESTER LIBRARY 9:30 TO 16:00. MONDAY 3rd OCTOBER AND FRIDAY 14th OCTOBER 2016 A unique opportunity to sample our Sensory Awareness Training by experiencing, through simulation the communication methods and types of equipment used by people […]

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Essex Sight Annual Exhibition – 14th September


Essex Sights annual exhibition will be held at FirstSite in Colchester on Wednesday 14th September from 10am to 2pm.  Exhibitors include Cobolt systems, the RNIB, Optima Low Vision, Calibre audio library, Vision Hotels and local […]

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