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43 Canaan Lane
Edinburgh
EH10 4SG
Tel: 0131 446 3136
kidscene@royalblind.org

 

 

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Service Spotlight: Kidscene

Service Spotlight: Kidscene

Founded in 1793, Royal Blind is a national charity providing education, care and employment for blind and visually impaired people throughout their lifetime.

We provide education and care for children with services like the Royal Blind School and after school care through Kidscene.

Posted: 29/08/2013 | Child Care

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Student travels from Germany to Scotland to volunteer at 'amazing' Kidscene club

Savannah Seidl

Student Savannah Seidl has reflected on her time volunteering at Royal Blind’s holiday club, Kidscene. 

Posted: 27/07/2016 | Child Care

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The Kidscene Christmas singalong

Musicians playing at the Kidscene singalong.

The show must go on, as they say, so this week's stormy weather didn't stop Kidscene's annual Christmas singalong in the sensory garden: it just moved it indoors!

Posted: 12/12/2014 | Child Care

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Three decades of Scouts service rewarded with Silver Acorn award

Roseanne in the St George's Day celebration

A volunteer Scout Cub leader for 32 years, Roseanne Allison’s duties have taken her as far as the Andes mountain range in South America.  

Now she has been presented with the prestigious Chief Scout’s Silver Acorn award by the Scottish Scouting Commission. 

Posted: 12/06/2017 | Education, Child Care

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Time to raise awareness of Self-directed Support

Donald Macaskill delivering a speech

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO of Scottish Care, blogs on the reform of health and social care and our joint research into Self-directed support.

Posted: 08/11/2019 | Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Royal Blind (Stand H86) will exhibit at the Independent Living Scotland event on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October 2015.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the services Royal Blind provides to support blind and partially sighted people of all ages across the UK in terms of education, care and employment including the Royal Blind School, Kidscene After-School and Holiday Club, Braeside House, Scottish Braille Press and Forward Vision.

Posted: 16/09/2015 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Wed 28 Feb - Mon 5 March - Severe Weather update for staff and service users

Wed 28 Feb - Mon 5 March - Severe Weather update for staff and service users

WED 28 FEB - MON 5 MARCH - ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Closures

The Royal Blind School, Kidscene and our Scottish War Blinded centres remain closed for the rest of this week. Royal Blind's head office is also closed and staff are working from home. 

The Scottish War Blinded Linburn Centre will also be closed on Monday 5 March. 

Posted: 28/02/2018 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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Welcome to new Chief Executive Mark O'Donnell!

Chief Executive Mark O'Donnell

Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded have officially welcomed their new Chief Executive, Mark O’Donnell.

Posted: 04/07/2017 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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‘Truly inclusive’: Kidscene – a parent’s perspective

Kidscene member Jessica

Any busy parent knows how difficult it is to get the right balance of work and childcare to achieve the very best care for your child, but for working mum Nadine Cassidy, Royal Blind has the perfect solution.

Posted: 01/07/2018 | Child Care

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