National Gallery Innovative Art Project For Stroke Suvivors to Restore Creativity

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There are many other Ageing Creatively art projects planned for other parts of the UK over the coming months. © National Gallery, London

LONDON.- An innovative art project developed by the
National Gallery is giving a group of stroke survivors the chance to get their
creative juices flowing.
Ageing Creatively is an outreach
programme that aims to make it possible for people who may be isolated,
vulnerable or unable to visit the Gallery independently, to access and enjoy the
collection.
During November, members of the Greenhill Aphasia Group
took part in four outreach workshops at the Greenhill Centre in Newham. Aphasia
is a difficulty speaking or understanding speech, reading or writing. It occurs
following damage to the brain and is most common after a stroke.