Staying Social with Aphasia Cards

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Check out our new Staying Social with Aphasia Cards! Colorful cardstock cards with tips, the names and contact information for national and local organizations, activities and learning tools for those with aphasia.   If you have aphasia, it is important to stay social. Our Staying Social with Aphasia Cards help you stay active, involved and connected. For links to additional …

World Stroke Day

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Thursday October 29 is World Stroke Day. Established by the World Stroke Organization in 2006, World Stroke Day is dedicated to raising awareness worldwide for stroke prevention, treatment and supporting stroke survivors. Strokes can happen at any age and it’s important to know the warning signs. The American Stroke Association (ASA) created a song about the signs of stroke for …

ADHD and Learning Disabilities Workshop

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What: Share ideas and get resources on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Learning Disabilities (LD) at our three-part workshop series. This free workshop explores the emotional impact of learning problems as well as community supports for parents and children. Participants can expect to receive new tools and practical information and to engage in discussions. Please note the first session was on Oct. 19. If you …

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

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What: Mary A. Rackham Institute 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, …

Social Anxiety Group

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6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 weeks, starting soon! Contact us for dates  (734) 764-3471 Tentative Dates for Fall/Winter 2015: Wed, 10/07/2015 Wed, 10/14/2015 Wed, 10/21/2015 Wed, 10/28/2015 Wed, 11/04/2015 Wed, 11/11/2015 What: People with social and/or performance anxiety often feel anxious about speaking up in class or meetings, going to parties, meeting new people, talking on the phone, talking with authority figures …

Mindfulness and Self Compassion for Stress and Anxiety

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6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8 weeks, contact us for dates (734) 764-3471 Tentative Dates for Fall/Winter 2015: Tue, 10/06/2015 Tue, 10/13/2015 Tue, 10/20/2015 Tue, 10/27/2015 Tue, 11/03/2015 Tue, 11/10/2015 What: A skills-based group that focuses on building group members’ capacity for taking note of his or her experience without judgement. Participants will engage in experiential practices such as guided meditation, breathing training, and …

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 – …