A free wheelchair mobility-training workshop running in Brighton on Saturday 5th October, further details are below.
On the workshop; skills such as coping with slopes and rough ground, back wheel balancing, road safety and emergency evacuation techniques will be taught. You will also have the opportunity to play games like wheelchair basketball and try out wheelchair dance. There will be extra chairs so mums, dads and siblings can get involved and join in the games. The objectives are serious, the workshops are good fun!
Young people will need to be able to self-propel to gain fully from the workshop, however the workshop is designed for a mixed range of abilities and everyone has the opportunity to gain new skills. Children as young as 2 years of age are welcome and young people up to the age of 21.