Reading's Physical Disability and Sensory Needs Network (PDSN) is hosting Reading's first Disability Awareness Day on Saturday 17th June 2017! The event will celebrate the diversity of Reading residents and visitors who may have a physical disability, sensory need or neurological condition. Disabled people, their families, carers, voluntary organisations and other service providers will have the opportunity to gather and be part of what promises to be a fun filled and informative day.
The programme includes:
- The Rock Choir (outside the Civic Centre at 11am and at The Oracle/Broad Street later)
- REMAP - to find out how you can get free bespoke disability aids for daily living needs
- Reading Families Forum - Parent carers
- Exercise with a Tai Chi session
- Arthritis Matters
- Advice for staying safe
- Seated Dance to Music and relaxation
There will be Blood Pressure checks from the Stroke Association.
A variety of service providers will be on hand to answer queries and find out more about what is available locally: Able World, Forestcare, Compass Recovery College, Shopmobility The Oracle, MS Therapy Centre, Reading Fibromyalgia, Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service, Reading Association for the Blind, Jelly Do, and many many more.....
Light refreshments and snacks will be on offer.
Time: 11am - 3pm
Contact: 0118 937 2383
Venue: Reading Borough Council Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading. RG1 2LU
To book a free parking space visit www.reading.gov.uk/dad17 or call 0118 937 2383
Download a copy of the flyer here and below to share with your contacts. If you would like hard copies of the flyer to distribute, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0118 937 2383
If you are able to assist at the event by volunteering, please let us know by registering your interest at http://rva.org.uk/volop/team-reading-be-part-of-readings-first-disability-awareness-day/