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Disability Focus Groups

Posted on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Disability Equality Scotland are running a series of disability focus groups at the end of January around accessibility of public spaces. Called “Investing in Access”, this is a Big Lottery funded scoping project to estabilish a need for a national standard and hence, a national award for accessibility in public spaces. This is where Centre […]

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New Year New Activity?

Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

New Year New Activity? Forth Valley Sensory Centre will be closing for Christmas on Monday 24th December. We will re-open on 3rd January in the New Year. Many of our groups and classes have already finished for the year but don’t worry, they’ll all be back in 2019! What about New Year New Activity? Why […]

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Art Class meets Tessa Asquith-Lamb

Posted on Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Our Art Class had a great day out to Callendar House this week to check out the ‘Museum Mind of Tessa Askwith-Lamb’ and the ‘Drawn From The Past’ exhibition. Tessa creates unique exhibitions based on items held within museums, almost a display of a display. She creates fantastic etchings and intricate paper cut pieces that […]

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Bus travel when you are blind

Posted on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Bus users from Forth Valley Sensory Centre met with local MSP Michael Matheson, First Midland Bluebird Operations Manager Jason Hackett and Chris Cox, Falkirk Council Sustainable Transport Manager, this week to talk about improving accessibility to public transport for people with sight loss and disabled people in general. The meeting followed feedback from blind and […]

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Awareness Cards Launched!

Posted on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Emergency services and local authorities, alongside Forth Valley Sensory Centre, have launched awareness cards to further support people with hidden disabilities when accessing public services. Awareness cards are now available for free at a number of public sector premises and enable people to put their name and detail any extra support they may require. The […]

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