The annual Sight Village was held late April in Edinburgh and Glasgow with many exhibitors including the S.D.S.A. and Rex Blind Parties secretaries. Picture shows Keith Ferguson and Billy Owen discussing with a visitor to their stall how audio commentary works.
May 16, 2017
Pictures shows Keith Ferguson, S.D.S.A. Secretary discussing all aspects of accessibility with John Malcolm Safety Officer who is very keen to increase the numbers of disabled fans going along to Capplielow.New Chief Executive Warren Hawke also popped in to say hello and offer his support.
May 11, 2017
A number of improvements have taken place at the national stadium. The personal assistants seats in the wheelchair areas at the back of the East and West Stands were found to be badly positioned. This has now been rectified.Large print & braille menus now available at specific kiosks. Entrance route to the South Stand (west [...]
April 30, 2017
It might just seem a wee bit of paper but Heart of Midlothian fans were very impressed with the accessible car parking at a recent midweek fixture at McDiarmid Park. The new process was put in place by Beverley Mayer (St Johnstone Supporters Liasion Officer) who should rightly be congratulated for her efforts. DSA’s and [...]
"Patrick “Pat” Nevin is a well know retired Scottish footballer having played for Clyde, Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers, Kilmarnock and Motherwell.Since retiring he has worked as chief executive of Motherwell and is now better known as a football writer and broadcaster. Pat is also Honorary President of the Hibernian Disabled Supporters Association."
"Sir Thomas Sean Connery KBE is a Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and is an icon in the world of cinema. SDSA chairman Keith Ferguson's father played football with Sir Sean in the early 50's."
"Jim Leishman MBE, is a former professional footballer and is currently an honorary director of Dunfermline Athletic F.C. In 2012 he was elected to be a Scottish Labour Party councillor."
"First Minister of Scotland who wrote to the SDSA on 30th August 2013 " I am delighted to lend my support to the Scottish Disabled Supporters Association.""