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Children’s Preschool and Communication Program – Summer 2018

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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 …

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 …

Phonemic Awareness Session – Summer 2018

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The University Center for Language and Literacy is offering a special phonemic awareness session for 5-year-olds this summer. Phonemic awareness, the ability to notice and manipulate different units of sounds (phonemes), is a foundational skill necessary for reading and language development. In our program children will practice recognizing, generating, and combining sounds and syllables, with the guidance of our experienced …

December Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

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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, …

October Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

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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

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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

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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 …

August Session | University of Michigan Aphasia Program

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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

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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, …

UCLL Speech-Language Pathologists Present at MSHA Conference

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UCLL Speech-Language Pathologists Present at MSHA University Center for Language and Literacy speech-language pathologists Mimi Block and Kaitlyn Ayres recently presented at the 2016 Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) conference for speech-language pathologists and audiologists. They discussed how aphasia groups have become a popular form of therapy since they can be used to help clients of any severity of aphasia and at any stage of recovery. Because …

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 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 – …

UCLL Director, Carol Persad, Speaks at ASHA Convention

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On Friday, November 21, University of Michigan Center of Language and Literacy Director Carol Persad presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Persad was one of the presenters at a session entitled “Intensive Comprehensive Aphasia Programs (ICAPS): Illustrative Case Studies.”   The session walked through the intensive model for aphasia treatment and present case studies that …