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, …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

U-M Resources for Different Learners Presentation

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U-M Resources for Different Learners Presentation What:  The University Center for the Child and Family is partnering with the Ann Arbor Parent Advisory Committee for Special Education to present information about U-M services such as: Psychoeducational evaluations Psychological and psychiatric services Autism Spectrum Disorder evaluations and treatment. Occupational therapy Speech-language pathology services Additional services such as physical therapy and social …

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) …

ADOS-2 Training Workshops: Deadline Approaching

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The University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) is pleased to offer Introductory Clinical and Advanced Research Workshops for the second edition of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2). Presented by Dr. Fiona Miller Introductory Clinical Workshop (August 10-11, 2015.) Introductory Clinical Workshop for the Toddler Module (August 12, 2015.) Advanced Research Workshop for Modules 1- 4 (August 13-14, 2015.) Don’t miss …

Maribeth Talbot: A 22-year-old Caregiver Spreads Aphasia Awareness

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Why Raise Awareness Maribeth Talbot, 22 years old, has struggled with cashiers or insurance representatives multiple times throughout her unique situation, as a daughter and caregiver to her mother, Pam Talbot. Buying groceries at the store with her mother, a cashier suggested Pam’s signature was done by a child. “He didn’t realize my mother could understand him and that he …