Yorsensory outreach unit at Oaken Grove Community Centre in Haxby, for advice, equipment demo, help and support for low vision and hearing loss
Music Night is a chance for those with disabilities and/or sight loss to get together socially, listening to and joining together in singing popular songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and more. A cycle of live bands, individual musicians and karaoke nights.
7pm to 8.30pm.
£3 per person
With a huge selection of songs to choose from there is something to suit all tastes.
10am – 11:30am
£3 per person
5th and 19th May
Childrens Sensory Session, 10am – 12pm
For children with multiple disabilities including learning disabilities and sight loss. Cost £5 per session.
5th and 20th May
Babies and Infants Sensory Session, 1pm – 3pm on 5th, 10am – 12pm on the 20th.
For babies and infants (from birth to 3 years) with disabilities including autism, learning disabilities and sight loss. Cost £5 per session.
7th and 21st May
Private Sensory Sessions
Call Bob to book the sensory room for a private session.
8th and 22nd May
Appreciate the sights, sounds, smells and tactile nature of the multi-sensory room. Relax and unwind in the peaceful surroundings or interact with the specialist equipment – the choice is yours.
10am – 12 noon & 1pm – 3pm
£5 per session
9th and 23rd May
Activites may include floor basket ball and parachute activities with tactile, light up and ringing balls, and chair exercises for people with limited sight and/or mobility, including wheelchair users. Cool down uses meditation mood music for relaxation.
To sign up or for further information call Bob Mitchell on 01904 760037 or 07939964230
Tinnitus affects one in ten adults in the UK. We are very pleased that Colette Bunker from The British Tinnitus Association will launch our support group on the 11th May.
We are very pleased that Colette Bunker British Tinnitus Association will launch our support group on the 11th May.
Contact Cathy Woodward on 01904 202292 or C.Woodward@wilberforcetrust.org.uk
Technology Drop in
Drop in and see us anytime between 10:30 and 2pm. Bring your device, try out our devices if you don’t have one and are wondering about the benefits, and ask questions in a friendly helpful environment. Learn how to use the features that will best suit you, and find out more about the services you may find useful.
Low Vision Clinic
FREE – please phone for an appointment.
This month we will be joined by Catherine Harrison from Age UK to talk about services available in York, for example the Befriending Good Neighbour scheme, Home Services Directory, Equipment Hire and Help at Home.
10:30 – 12:00pm, there will be refreshments and a raffle too.
Leeds Job Fair, Leeds Marriott Hotel
Come see us at the Leeds Job Fair to discuss the amazing opportunities that we have for Support Workers helping people with visual impairments and other disabilities. We have excellent rates of pay and provide a number of other wonderful benefits for our employees