is a service for people with learning disabilities, providing activities
project was started in 2006,
and will soon be entering it's 5th year. I saw that the needs of people with
learning disabilities were not being met by the local authority, and
decided to do something about this.
over 800 people have used the services that I provide, meaning that M.A.P.S. is developing into a very important community project.
able to give people
a positive outlook on life, as we are helping them gain new experiences,
make new friends, and come to a place where they are valued.
clients are developing
their personal, social, and negotiating skills through various activities.
Two examples of this are:
The Wii computer means that individuals have to develop “turn-taking” and
“negotiating skills”, as well as social and physical skills in order to
play, and the Bingo activity promotes “speaking out” and “assertiveness”.