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