Hazel McFarlane

Job title: Sensory HUB Officer

Department: Policy into Practice


Hazel works with the ALLIANCE, Scottish Government and stakeholders to co-ordinate and raise awareness of the Sensory Impairment Strategy.

Hazel is the Senior Sensory Hub Officer at the Scottish Sensory Hub and works to develop relationships across the Sight Loss sector and beyond. A life-long vision impaired person, she is a staunch supporter of the social model of disability and disability rights.

Hazel has been involved in the development of accessible services to improve access, provision, inclusion and participation for people living with sensory loss in every-day life. Her contribution to this work was acknowledged in 2019 by her inclusion in the Disability Powerlist of the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK.


1 Opinion written by Hazel