August 2018 UNR speech therapy progress report

Zack's on the phone with a friend right now. That hasn't really happened since early April 2015. He's just sitting on the deck, drinking coffee, talking to James about van renovations. I'm not sure how much James is understanding, although it seems like he's doing most of the talking, but they're talking away. Phone conversations …

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another UNR speech evaluation & skiing in BC

After a long break between semesters, Zack is back in session at UNR with 2 new student clinicians, Emily and Angelie! Here's his current Reassessment and Treatment Plan. unr spring 2018 If you haven't seen these yet, our friends Dave and Ben wrote some blog posts about our week in British Columbia, which was amazing! …

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Boot Camp – last day

Friday was our last day of Aphasia U Boot Camp.  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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