Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop – February 2018

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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

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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 …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: October 2017

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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

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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 …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: May Session

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The free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop returns on Monday, May 1.  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 Program …

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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 …

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Free ADHD and Learning Disabilities Workshop – Winter 2017

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Our popular free workshop series focused on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities returns! The workshops are offered over the course of three weeks and focus on practical tips, resources, and guidance for supporting and advocating for children with attention and learning problems. The workshop series creates a welcoming environment to learn more about ADHD and learning disabilities, …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: April Session

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The free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop returns with our April session on Monday, Apr. 3.  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 …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: March Session

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The free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop returns with our March session on Monday, Mar. 6.  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 …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: February Session

Events, Parenting

The free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop returns on Monday, Feb. 6.  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 Program …

Parenting Through Separation and Divorce Workshop: December Session

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The free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop returns on Monday, Dec. 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 SMILE Program …

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Parenting Through Separation and Divorce: October Session

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The free Parenting Through Separation and Divorce workshop returns on Monday, Oct. 3.  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 Program …

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 (UCLL) 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 …

Feelings through Fiction Summer 2016 Therapy Group

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Feelings through Fiction Therapy Group  The Summer 2016 group will include: 1.5 hour sessions with snacks. 8 weeks of sessions. 9-13 year-old (girl and boy) participants.  Cost flexibility based on insurance benefits (self-pay is $40/session). Scheduling flexibility since the day and time of the group sessions are determined by interest and the participant‘s schedule. Throughout elementary, middle, and junior high school, social interactions can become increasingly …

Play and Preschools Presentation

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Speech Language Pathologists Amanda Sheridan and Kaitlyn Ayres from the University Center for Language and Literacy (UCLL) presented a lecture on developmental play for the class Psych 211: Community Outreach at the University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA). The lecture focused on the importance of play in cognitive, linguistic, physical and social/emotional development. Amanda and Kaitlyn …

“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, …

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 – …

Treating Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: How to Make Good Interventions Even Better

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About the Lecture: Although effective and largely durable treatments exist for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, a significant proportion of treated youth continue to experience impairing symptoms, and relapse is not uncommon. The cost of this incomplete treatment response is high given associated distress and impairment as well as the increased risk for negative long-term outcomes. This presentation will …

Andrew Padfield: Against the Odds

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“By choosing PACT we were choosing hope. We were choosing that this little boy was going to live.” Michelle Kees, Ph.D. About Andrew Padfield The story of Andrew Padfield is about fighting against the odds. A story of determination, hope, and love in the face of adversity. Andrew was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive brain tumor in his cerebellum …