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Children’s Preschool and Communication Program – Summer 2018

Events, News

Do you know a child who is experiencing challenges in developing or advancing their language skills?  The University Center for Language and Literacy Preschool and Communication Therapy (PACT) Program can help! PACT addresses the communication needs of children 2-4 years old, who are struggling to learn a language. Through a combination of individual and group therapies with licensed Speech-Language pathologists, children …

In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences – Theron

News, Success Story

In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, we wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but we also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of our conversation. Which is why we launched a video series called In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences.  In Part 3 of …

Clinical Neuropsychologist

MARI Job Opportunity: Clinical Neuropsychologist

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Job Opening ID: 158932 The Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) at the University of Michigan is recruiting a lifespan clinical neuropsychologist with particular interest in sports neuropsychology. The responsibilities of this role include: Program development and management of specialized clinic in learning disorders that incorporates both assessment and treatment. Neuropsychological evaluations of adults, young adults, and children with learning disorders, attention deficit …

UCLL Job Opportunity: SLP – Senior

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Job Opening ID: 159063 The University Center for Language and Literacy (UCLL), at the Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) – University of Michigan, is recruiting for a senior-level Speech Language Pathologist. This SLP – Senior position is full-time, regular, and exempt. The deadline to apply is June 22, 2018. The person in this role will: Provide diagnostic and therapeutic intervention to …

In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences – Cris

News, Success Story

In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, we wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but we also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of our conversation. Which is why we launched a video series called In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences.  In part 2 of our …

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In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences Series

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June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, the University Center for Language and Literacy (UCLL) wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of the conversation. UCLL, home of the U-M Aphasia Program …

Al Talks About Aphasia

In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences – Al

News, Success Story

In the spirit of Let’s #TalkAboutAphasia, the National Aphasia Association‘s nationwide aphasia awareness campaign, we wanted to do just that — talk about aphasia — but we also wanted to ensure the voices of people with aphasia were part of our conversation. Which is why we launched a video series called In Their Words: Aphasia Experiences.  In part 1 of …

Feelings Through Fiction: A Book Club For Middle Schoolers – Summer 2018

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The University Center for the Child and Family is offering a summer book club for middle schoolers, ages 9 to 13. The book club, Feelings Through Fiction, will give participants tools to cope with the changes of middle school and, with the guidance of a licensed psychologist, provide an environment where they can safely work through any challenges they may …

MARI Closed Memorial Day 2018

MARI Closed Monday, May 28, 2018

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The MARI offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume our normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29.  Have a safe and happy holiday! Please note: MARI is not a crisis center. If you or someone you know needs help immediately, contact U-M Psychiatric Emergency Services at (734) 936-5900 or go to …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – July 2018

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Join the University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, July 2, 2018. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields — and ensure your children are receiving the support they need — consider attending our free workshop. This program is …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – June 2018

Events, News, Parenting, Workshops

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, June 4, 2018. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields and to ensure your children are receiving the support they need, consider attending our free workshop. This program is an approved alternative to the SMILE Program presented by the …

The Ripple Effect: The Benefits of the U-M Aphasia Program Three Decades Later

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  Client: Kevin Tholin Hometown: Kewanee, Illinois  It has been decades since Kevin Tholin attended the University of Michigan Aphasia Program — but he credits his time spent at U-M with making those years more valuable to him. “I’ve been working for 25 years or more, and without the Residential Aphasia Program, I wouldn’t have done anything,” he said. “I …

U-M Psych Clinic MBCT Group

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Program

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an eight-week program in which participants meet in a group setting to learn cognitive behavioral techniques and mindfulness exercises designed to increase nonjudgmental, moment-to-moment awareness of bodily sensations, thoughts, and emotions. Participants use mindfulness to develop a new understanding and relationship with emotional and situational experiences, through using curiosity, acceptance, and compassion. The next …

Spring 2018 ADHD and LD Workshops - Second Session

ADHD and Learning Disability Workshop – April 17, 2018

ADHD, News

It’s not too late to sign up for the remaining workshops in the ADHD and Learning Disability Workshop Series!  This free workshop is very popular and space fills up fast, so register soon if you want to attend. This free workshop series provides the parents of children with ADHD and LD’s with practical tips, resources, and guidance for supporting and …

2018 Spring ADHD and LD Workshops - Final Session

ADHD and Learning Disability Workshop – April 26, 2018

ADHD, News

There is still one workshop remaining in the ADHD and learning disabilities workshop series!  It’s not too late to sign up for this free workshop. While attendance at all three sessions is usually recommended, there is still value in attending this remaining session even if you missed the first two. This free series provides parents and guardians of children with ADHD …

UMAC Aphasia Community Group - March 2018

U-M Aphasia Community (UMAC) Group – March 2018

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Join Us! A Communication Group Open to All in the Aphasia Community UMAC is a communication group that meets weekly offered by the University Center for Language and Literacy (UCLL) for those with aphasia. In this group, participants will meet others with aphasia while also boosting language skills. Groups are run by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who prepares activities for varying …

Spring 2018 ADHD and LD workshops

ADHD and Learning Disability Workshop – April 9, 2018

ADHD, News

The University Center for the Child and Family is offering a spring workshop series to help families dealing with ADHD and learning disabilities. This free series provides parents and guardians of children with ADHD and learning disabilities with practical tips, resources, and guidance for supporting and advocating for children with these challenges. You will also have the opportunity to interact …