Boot Camp – last day

Friday was our last day of Aphasia U Boot Camp.Β  I don't think I posted about this before but on the first night, Derrick's wife and sister came to talk about the website they've started in Derrick's memory. https://www.strokestrong.org/ To help raise awareness of aphasia, they are making each participant with aphasia their own cards …

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Boot Camp day 3

Yesterday morning we were in another Supported Communication session with Briane. Amy (caregiver pictured below) and I role played being a person with aphasia who needed help with something (calling the doctor to adjust dosage, getting an appointment at the dmv). Later, she worked with Zack in a sentence stretching session. Lots of people with …

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Getting ready for Aphasia U Boot Camp

I change my story for everyone I tell. We're going to a speech convention. We're going to a speech workshop. We're going to a speech thing for Zack. This is how the organizers describe it:Β A 1 week educational and social program that supports people with aphasia in Las Vegas, followed by 3 weeks of daily …

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