UCLL Open House - Anniversary

UCLL 80th Anniversary Open House Recap

News

On Nov. 9, a variety of past and present clients and staff, families and friends, and those curious about UCLL visited during the 80th Anniversary Open House. The event kicked off with time to mingle and to explore UCLL programs before moving on to the remarks and tours of the building. UCLL Director, Dr. Carol Persad, spoke about the history …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – February 2018

Events, News, Parenting

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Feb. 5. Winter can be a difficult time of year in general. Add the stress of a major life change like separation or divorce, and it can complicate things further. If you’re going through a separation or divorce and would like help navigating the pitfalls and potential minefields …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – December 2017

Events, News, Parenting

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Dec. 4. Holidays plus a stressful life transition like separation or divorce can take their toll on everyone in a family. 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 …

Self-compassion Group Therapy – Fall 2017

Events, Group Therapy, News

A new session of the Psychological Clinic’s Self-compassion group therapy is scheduled to begin soon. The group will run weekly on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm, for 8 weekly 90-minute visits. The start date is dependent upon the number of participants. The group will be led by an experienced postdoctoral fellow with expertise in this area. About the Therapy Approach This group will blend Mindful Self-Compassion (Neff & …

December Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

Events, News

The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

UCCF Carries Out U-M Campus Suicide Prevention Program

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The University of Michigan, as the flagship public university in Michigan, educates over 43,000 students a year and is the largest employer in the state. Despite strong institutional commitment to mental health services, 24 percent of U-M students report thinking about suicide, while 11.3 percent ahve seriously considered attempting suicide at least once in the last academic year.  Additionally, 1.1 …

MARI Offices Closed Monday September 4,2017

Events, News

All Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in celebration of Labor Day. We will resume our normal operating hours on Tuesday, September 5. We will reply to web and phone inquiries as quickly as we can once we return. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend! Emergency Services Please …

October Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

Events, News

The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

November Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

Events, News

The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

Fall 2017 Sessions | U-M Aphasia Community

Events, News, Uncategorized

University of Michigan Aphasia Community This September marks the beginning of our fall sessions for UMAC. Interested in meeting others with aphasia, learning their stories, and making connections? Come join us for one of the upcoming sessions. What: UMAC is a group communication program where you can meet others with aphasia, while boosting your language skills in a supportive environment. All members …

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Self-Compassion: How Being Nice to Yourself is Bigger than it Sounds

Events, News, Uncategorized

Self-compassion, while sometimes underestimated, can be an effective, research-backed approach to addressing mental health challenges. It has been used and widely studied in different fields — for example as a means of helping nurses deal with job-related stress and anxiety, to aiding in addiction recovery in teens. It is now offered as a group therapy option through the University Psychological …

August Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

Events, News

The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

September Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

Events, News

The Road to Recovery The University of Michigan’s Aphasia Program, or UMAP, is an intensive speech-language therapy program that provides individuals battling aphasia with the tools they need to rebuild and improve their communication skills and begin their recovery. Using the life participation approach and a variety of therapy modes, our certified speech-language pathologists use a curriculum that combines individual, …

MARI Offices Closed July 4, 2017

Events, News

All Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in celebration of Independence Day. We will resume our normal operating hours on Wednesday, July 5. We will reply to web and phone inquiries as quickly as we can once we return. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend! Emergency Services Please remember …

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UCLL at KidZone: Join Us!

Events, News

UCLL will host an afternoon of fun learning — and bear hunting! — at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival KidZone tent on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The event runs from 5-8 p.m. and features a packed agenda of events for kids as well as adults. Join in the fun: Come with us on a multi-sensory bear hunt. Explore how music …

UMAP’s Expertise Tapped in Article About Aphasia

News

Aphasia, the family of communication disorders that affect an estimated two million people in the U.S., is not often talked about. When it is discussed, many don’t realize the speech-language issues that follow a stroke, head injury or illness have a specific name. In a recent U.S. News & World Report article about the challenges of aphasia and what can be …

MARI Office Closed May 29, 2017

MARI Offices Closed May 29, 2017

Events, News

MARI Offices Closed Memorial Day All Mary A. Rackham Institute (MARI) offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in celebration of Memorial Day. We will resume our normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 30. We will reply to web and phone inquiries as quickly as we can once we return. We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: October 2017

Events, News, Parenting

Join us for a free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop Monday, Oct. 2.  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 one or several of our free sessions. This program is also an approved alternative to the SMILE …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: June Session

Events, News, Parenting

A free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop will be held on Monday, June 5.  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 one or several of our free sessions. This program is also an approved alternative to the …