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

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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

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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, …

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Walk Out of the Darkness: April at U-M

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The Mary A. Rackham Institute and its centers are participating in the U-M campus Out of the Darkness walk on Friday, April 7. All are welcome and invited to participate — either in walking or in helping support the cause via a “virtual” walk fundraiser. Mental health advocacy group Active Minds will host the event in conjunction with the American …

UMAC: May Sessions

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University of Michigan Aphasia Community   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 of the aphasia community are welcome and invited to join us. Program Highlights: High-quality, low-cost group enrichment. Variety of group sizes, topics and skill building. Run by licensed Speech Language Pathologists. …

UMAC: April Sessions

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University of Michigan Aphasia Community   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 of the aphasia community are welcome and invited to join us. Program Highlights: High-quality, low-cost group enrichment. Variety of group sizes, topics and skill building. Run by licensed Speech Language Pathologists. …

UMAC: March Sessions

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University of Michigan Aphasia Community   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 of the aphasia community are welcome and invited to join us. Program Highlights: High-quality, low-cost group enrichment. Variety of group sizes, topics and skill building. Run by licensed Speech Language …

Aphasia Program Sessions for 2015

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The University of Michigan Aphasia Program (UMAP) employes some of the best clinicians in speech pathology, speech therapy, and language therapy, who work closely with clients recovering from aphasia. UMAP has greatly benefited numerous individuals in the past who found success with our intensive speech therapy and other aphasia treatment tools. Upcoming Aphasia Program Sessions: Session A: Monday, 1/5 – Thursday, 1/29  (Seasonal Discount!) Session B: Monday, 2/2 – Thursday, 2/26 (Seasonal …

Aphasia Awareness Month: High-Quality Therapy at UMAP

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June is Aphasia Awareness Month We are excited to celebrate Aphasia Awareness throughout the month of June. During Aphasia Awareness Month we will be celebrating people with aphasia, sharing amazing success stories of our past clients and promoting our services for those unaware of the help available for those with aphasia. In the past year, the University of Michigan Aphasia …