Funding for Speakability's 'Group Development Project'
The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia is funding the establishment of four new Speakability Self-Help Groups.
The new Self-Help Group in Braintree, Essex is currently supporting 14 individuals with Aphasia and is at present meeting monthly at Braintree & Bocking Community Centre.
The new Forth Valley and Fort William Speakability Self-Help Groups have been developed in Scotland. This Group which meets monthly at the Raploch Community Centre in Forth Valley, Stirling is currently supporting 7 individuals with Aphasia.
The new West Kent Self-Help Group will soon be developed.
Speakability Members say:
“I look forward to our meetings. It’s one thing I do.”
“This is good. I have friends. I relax. I am getting words.”
“Laughing again. Having friends who understand. It’s great.”
For more information about Speakability Aphasia Self-Help Groups please contact: Melanie Derbyshire on 0207 261 9572 or visit their website www.speakability.org.uk