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Aphasia group practices communication skills Fridays this fall

GREENVILLE, N.C.   (Aug. 24, 2012)   —   An aphasia group for people who have difficulty communicating because of stroke or brain injury is being offered at East Carolina University.

The group will meet from 10 a.m. until noon in Room 1305 in the ECU Health Sciences Building on West Fifth Street the following Fridays: Aug. 31, Sept. 7, Sept. 14, Sept. 21, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 19, Oct. 26, Nov. 2, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, and Nov. 30. Cost is $100 for all 12 sessions.

The ECU Speech-Language Clinic in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Allied Health Sciences facilitates the group. Graduate students, under the direction of a licensed speech-language pathologist, guide participants as they practice communication skills using a variety of activities. Caregivers are welcome to observe.

Call Sherri Winslow at 252-744-6142 for more information.


Contact: Crystal Baity | 252-744-3764