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"I have aphasia - now what?" workshop Oct 19 & 20, 2017

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Blake Medical Center Medical Arts Building

Rm 1000

2010 59th St West

Bradenton, FL 34209

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The professionally‐led workshop will give you:

  • A thorough understanding of aphasia and how it affects daily communication

  • Training in a set of techniques, called supported communication, to help your family communicate more effectively

  • A personalized set of communication tips and strategies that you can start using right away

  • A notebook full of information about aphasia, communication, and resources.

This is a 2-day workshop, and you should attend both days. Lunch is included on both days and is an important time for conversation.

Daily schedule:

9:30 - 10:00 am Gather/Registration

10:00 - 11:00 am Large group: "I have aphasia - what is it?" (Day 1); "Support Communication" (Day 2)

11:00 - 11:15 am Break

11:15 - 12:15 pm Break-out sessions: For people with aphasia: "What kind of aphasia do I have?" (Day 1); "What strategies should I use?" (Day 2). For caregivers: "What is it like to have aphasia?" (Day 1); "What strategies should I use?" (Day 2)

LUNCH

1:00 - 2:00 Large group: Share insights, resources, make family action plans

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Contact Voices of Hope for Aphasia at 727-249-1953 or email info@vohaphasia.org.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Blake Medical Center Medical Arts Building

Rm 1000

2010 59th St West

Bradenton, FL 34209

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