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
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
Do you have a long term health issue? If so perhaps you are an “Expert Patient”. The NHS now run an Expert Patients Programme in Leeds to help patients help themselves by managing and improving their health. A new programme of courses that will be running throughout the year