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21 October - 17 November
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Recovering life after stroke: rehabilitation for young adults

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Lifelong wellbeing theme

What’s on offer?

Join us for a variety of fun and FREE drop-in interactive activities. Explore the experiences of young adults on their journey of stroke recovery and delve into the fascinating world of the human brain.

  • 360 Video Experience: Dive into an immersive 360 degree video using a virtual reality headset and see the world from the perspective of young adults with aphasia after stroke.
  • Maze and Puzzle Challenges: Test your skills with maze and puzzle challenges using a mirror and your non-dominant hand and discover the challenges that stroke survivors might face in their daily lives.
  • Brain Health Education Activity: Let your creativity flow with a colouring activity suitable for all ages, while learning about different brain regions and their functions. Get hands-on with a brain model and explore the wonders of the human brain.

What’s it about?

We provide a range of interactive activities suitable for both children and adults to engage in and learn about brain health and stroke rehabilitation for young adults while waiting for their train departure, or to just pop by for a visit. It is a great opportunity to make the most of your time by combining entertainment and education!

Who’s leading the event?

Dr Catherine Clarissa, Lecturer in Nursing (Life Sciences) / Research Fellow at Nursing Studies, University of Edinburgh

Open to

open to the general public, from school-age children (4+) to the elderly

Of particular interest to

of particular interest to those who have experience of stroke recovery, especially young adults