Support workers in Chard have helped Trudi to rebuild a cherished friendship. Trudi grew up on the Falkland Islands and became good friends with Trudy. “We went to the same school and I would often catch a lift on the back of her bike because the curvature of my spine made it difficult for me to keep up with the rest of my friends” explained Trudi.
This year, Learning Disability Week is all about friendship… something we must all work hard at during the peculiar times we live in. Indeed, over three quarters of the people we support have told us that they worry about not being able to see friends and family.
People supported by Discovery had a great time taking part in Somerset County Cricket Club’s Learning Disability Cup. Discovery is one of six learning disability support providers who attended the Cup held at the County Ground on February 5th. The team, made up of people we support, enjoyed themselves, playing three games of cricket in […]
Anne started volunteering at Colliers Court back in 1989, and is still volunteering there now. Anne previously taught Keep Fit. Using a video, she encourages the people we support to move around in time to the music. Some really enjoyed this and Anne saw potential for some people in acting. Now, together with Sarah Tremelling, […]
Street’s Strode Theatre is set to show a film with a difference this June 9th. The Future 4 @ Street Drama Group will be debuting their new film adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland. In this film, though, the entire cast have a learning disability. The group have spent several months making the 17-minute film. […]
On a sunny Tuesday in February, friends and family filled the auditorium at Strode Theatre to watch the premiere of Future 4 @ Street Drama Group’s latest production – Alice in Wonderland. The cast also attended in full costume The audience were not disappointed. The wonderful movie which was creatively filmed using a green screen, […]