Local charity, Speak With IT, have launched a choir to help people with aphasia (speech-loss following stroke) and they’re looking for new members to join. This choir meets monthly to pick songs and work on melodies. We’re currently practicing Christmas classics in the run-up to Christmas, but usually practice a
Local charity Speak With IT are launching an exciting new project, the Aphasia* Choir, and would like to invite you to the launch on World Voice Day, Tuesday 16th April at the The GATE community resourse centre, Aberfield Gate, Belle Isle, LS10 3QH. The launch event is running from 1-3pm
Belle Isle TMO’s GATE Community Resource Centre will host a monthly ‘Aphasia Café’ from Tuesday (8 May 2018). The café will run on the second Tuesday of every month between 1-3pm. Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is
To mark World Stroke Day on Sunday (29 October 2017) I wanted to let you know about an amazing woman who lives in Hunslet. This person is called Deborah and in 2016 she had a stroke. As would be expected this shook Deborah and her family’s world to the core.
‘Speak with IT’ support people with Aphasia to regain their speech using computer therapy programmes. Currently supporting a number of people in South Leeds they are keen to hear from potential new Volunteer Speech Support Workers to meet growing demand from people with Aphasia. Aphasia often occurs when people have