StreetForge Workshops offer various training facilities for adults with disabilities. We can accommodate varying difficulties within our day services, including Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Autism, Social Anxiety, Acquired Brain Injury and learning difficulties.
It ran from 12:00 PM, 28 November 2017 to 12:00 PM, 5 December 2017
Registered Charity in England and Wales (298301)
we are trying to ensure all our trainees have access to and are able to use the correct equipment in the wood turning room as this is one of many activities offered at Street Forge.It is a popular, therapeutic activity for many of those who attend our workshops. With support from our tutors, they produce saleable items which increases their knowledge and skills and provide a sense of purpose, improving their self esteem and confidence knowing they have made items good enough to sell.
We have many attend the workshops who use wheelchairs for their daily living, some being electric, bespoke to the person and large. Having expert advice with regards to the layout of the room and the availability of having lathes and other equipment, including dust extraction system being put in place, would allow all to be able to undertake this activity, not just ambulant people.
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