A SPECIALIST education centre in Crowthorne opened its doors to disabled people and members of support agencies for a series of open days earlier this month.

The Karten CTEC Centre is a charity which uses computer technology to provide education, at the highest level of excellence, for adults with disabilities of any kind.

The aim of the centre is to enhance quality of life, increase independence, improve employability and provide opportunities for individuals to achieve nationally recognised accreditations.

Learners come from Crowthorne, Bracknell, Wokingham and Reading.

The centre welcomes anyone over the age of 17 who is unable to benefit fully from mainstream education.

Currently there are more than 80 people attending the centre every week, including those with congenital or acquired physical, cognitive, sensory or learning disabilities.

The centre also caters for anyone who is disadvantaged by physical or mental ill health or social circumstances.

Suzie Holdsworth, public relations manager, said: "It was very successful and very busy.

"Everyone was very impressed, not only with the facilities we offer but also what our members actually learn.

"A big thank you must go to everyone who came and supported us and we hope to organise more open days soon."

The centre is currently recruiting for classes starting next year.

For more information call (01344) 755586 or e-mail enquiry@ctec.org.uk