Further Reading

Here are some other websites, charities, articles 
or resources we like and wanted to share!

Hello participants and visitors! We would love your suggestions of what you'd like to see here. Email us info@legs.org.uk with ideas and recommendations.

Different Strokes

A brilliant charity with excellent resources and particularly relevant to younger stroke survivors.

Charities

Stroke Association

Lots of useful information from the UK's largest stroke charity.

Sport for Confidence

A pioneering organisation, driving the provision of inclusive sporting opportunities in mainstream leisure facilities.

Same You

The amazing charity founded by Emilia Clarke which supports people recovering from brain injury and stroke.

A Stroke of Luck

A brilliant stroke charity offering advice and access to exercise-based stroke recovery

Headway

Masses of resources and a support database for people who have had a brain injury. 

Age UK (Kensington & Chelsea Walking Support)

Providers of walking supporter volunteers, offering weekly one-to-one support for 12 weeks. They are experienced volunteers over the age of 50 who can help an older person to rebuild their confidence, and assist them in achieving their goals 

Websites

El-Well

A fantastic company which provides care for elderly people which has great resources and tips on the We Like! page. 

Self Help 4 Stroke

Excellent information about how to self manage your condition and self help for people who have had a stroke

Publications

Neuro Rehab Times

A quarterly publication which covers neuro-rehabilitation from every angle. It informs and inspires professionals from all disciplines involved with brain injury; as well as spinal injuries, stroke and neurological conditions. Available for free online.

Podcasts

Life After Stroke 

A weekly radio show hosted by Emmy Award winning TV host, producer and stroke survivor, Christopher Ewing. Each week the show is recorded during an actual stroke support group and features interviews with doctors and therapists, as well as the chance for stroke survivors to be able to share what's on their mind. 

Stroke Stories

Stories from people who have had a stroke, their struggles, what drove them forward, and how they look back on their stroke now they're on the road to recovery. Inspirational stories of strength, determination, and progress against all the odds.

Happy Place

Fearne Cotton talks to incredible people about life, love, loss, and everything inbetween as she reveals what happiness means to them.

How To Fail with Elizabeth Day

A podcast that celebrates the things that haven’t gone right. Every week, a new interviewee explores what their failures taught them about how to succeed better. 

GABA

Breathwork and meditation that "unfolds like a beautiful dream", mixing different techniques with "soundscapes" of quotes and music and guided meditation.