Mastering the American Accent Program at UCLL

Mastering the American Accent: A Workshop for Non-Native Speakers

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A Workshop to Enhance Student Communication Skills If English is not your first language, and you would like to work on your speaking and listening abilities, the University Center for Language and Literacy is offering a special program to help master the American accent and build your communication skills. The program will help you “hear” the American accent for better …

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UMAP Research Explores New Advances in Aphasia Treatment tDCS

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A new method for potentially treating language disorders and prompting language recovery has emerged. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is a form of brain stimulation researchers are exploring as treatment for a number of conditions, including aphasia. Aphasia is a speech-language disorder that can occur when a stroke, head trauma, or illness causes injury to the language centers of the brain. …

CorePACT- Spring2017

Program for Children with Language Development Challenges

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Spring 2017 Core PACT Session – March 6-30, 2017 Language development program for children ages 18-36 months – Core PACT is 2 hours of therapy per day, 4 days per week, for 4 weeks. Core Preschool and Communication Therapy (Core PACT) is a program based on our popular and highly effective PACT program. Core PACT addresses the communication needs of children …

Mastering American Accent Jan 2017-Accent Reduction

Mastering the American Accent

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A Workshop to Enhance Student Communication Skills If English is not your first language, and you would like to work on your speaking and listening abilities, the University Center for Language and Literacy is offering a special program to help build your communication skills. The program will help you “hear” the American accent for better listening, while also helping to …

UCLL Offers Unique Sensory Experiences of Language at Ann Arbor Summer Fest

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On June 28, hundreds of Ann Arbor Summer Festival visitors learned about language and helped the University Center for Language and Literacy raise aphasia awareness. In the KidZone at Ann Arbor’s annual Top of the Park celebration, UCLL offered two sensory language experiences: What Happens When You Don’t Have Words? for all ages, and Interactive Reading and Sensory Experience for …

Visit Us During the Ann Arbor Summer Festival

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Summer Festival KidZone   What: At this year’s Summer Festival KidZone we’ll be offering one-of-a-kind sensory experiences:  Interactive Reading and Sensory Experience (for children) and What Happens When You Don’t Have Words? (for all ages) When: on Tuesday, June 28 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Where: at the KidZone tent at Top of the Park Cost: Free  Please call us at (734) …

Do You Want to Change a Life? Giving Blueday is Coming

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Be a Victor for Language on 12.1.15 December 1, 2015 is the second annual Giving Blueday, when the University of Michigan invites supporters worldwide to be Victors for Michigan. Giving Blueday gives you the chance to make a difference in the lives of the thousands by supporting the University and programs like ours! The University Center for Language and Literacy (UCLL) …

“Play and Preschoolers” Lecture at the Psych 211 Community Outreach

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What: MARI Speech Language Pathologist Amanda Sheridan, M.A., CCC/SLP and Kaitlyn Ayres, M.A, CF from the University Center for Language and Literacy will be presenting a lecture at the Psych 211 Community Outreach discussing the general stages of play, ways to encourage and engage in play with preschoolers and the connections between play, learning, and language.  When: 4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3rd  Where: 260 …

Upcoming Core PACT Sessions

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Do You Know a Child Struggling with Language? If you know of a child under 3-years old struggling with language, our upcoming Core PACT program may be able to help. The program focuses on structured play and song-based learning in a group setting. It is held in a classroom-like environment to create a natural play context.  Upcoming Dates: Oct. 12 – …