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Sensory Action Alliance


  The UK’s first Sensory Action Alliance is launching in Chelmsford on the 26th November 2019.   What is the Sensory Action Alliance? It is an alliance of organisations representing different sectors […]

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Essex Sensory Awareness Week


This week is Essex Sensory Awareness week  – created to enable the partner organisations within the Essex Sensory Community to work together to raise awareness of sensory impairments and of the services […]

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New e-book launched in Deafblind Awareness Week


A fantastic collection of stories about the experiences of those who are living with deafblindness has been launched in an e-book this week. The Local Authority Deafblind Workers Interest Group (LAWDIG) worked […]

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ECL Sensory interviewed for Royal College of Optometrists journal


We were delighted to be interviewed for an article in the Royal College Of Optometrists new journal called Acuity. Alongside representatives in Cambridgeshire and Devon we detailed the importance of offering practical support […]

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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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