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Self help

5) Useful contacts

  • Local telephone directories or yellow pages will have contacts for adult education and leisure centres. Check local authority on line information.
  • Listening Books. This service holds the national listening library including educational books. Available in several formats including downloads, MP3 and on C.D. There is a small charge for this service.  Listening Books 12 Lant Street London SE1 1QH Phone: 020 7407 9417 or for library call 020 7234 0522
  • iknow Scotland. This site offers valuable information on a range of leisure activities with access for disabled people from accessible cinemas, shops, holiday attractions and places to eat.
  • CHSS Stroke groups.For information on stroke groups
  • Gardening for Disabled Trust. Help with information on gardening aids, techniques for disabled gardeners, grants for raised beds or adapted tools, adapting gardens.
  • Carry on gardening/Thrive. This site has specific advice on gardening after stroke and heart disease.
  • Cinema exhibitors Association Card Scheme. Card holders can have a free ticket for one person to accompany them to the cinema.

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