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On Friday, November 21, University Center of Language and Literacy Director Carol Persad will be presenting at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Dr.
A UCLL speech-language pathologist, Gordon Krainen, and a former client visited the Ann Arbor Fire Station to share helpful information on communicating with people with aphasia and how important the role of first-responders is.
MARI Director Cheryl King Serves as Principal Investigator on Study of Computer-Based Teen Suicide Risk Assessment Tool
Mary A. Rackham Director Cheryl A. King, Ph.D. is serving as principal investigator on a recently launched study in a network of hospital emergency departments (EDs) across the country.
Lois and Bruce Dean have attended UMAP multiple times and continue to come back because of the amazing results they have seen. Bruce has motivated himself and other clients at UMAP to push themselves and has recovered more and more each time he attends.
"My dad has always been a hard worker. He is a man of many trades...And, his hard-work ethic has continued on despite his life’s changes." Carly Costello, on her father Barry's road to recovery with aphasia with his awe-inspiring support.
UCCF is offering ADOS-2 Training this July and the registration deadline is coming up--July 11th!
Maribeth Talbot's , 22 years old, story of her mother's aphasia, and how she came to be a caregiver at her young age. The Talbots came to UMAP recently. Maribeth and Pam's struggles with aphasia show why we need to spread aphasia awareness.
Louis Smith's outcomes were not looking good after a tough prognosis. But after coming to UMAP in hopes of overcoming the odds, Louis eventually found help from his passion of music and learned to play the trumpet with his left hand.
Dr. Ashley Beard experienced a stroke after giving birth to her son at the age of 34. Her time at UMAP was not only successful in helping her aphasia, but enriched her life with leadership roles, new friendships and learning to parent.
Effective July 1, 2014, the Mary A. Rackham Institute, formerly known as the Institute for Human Adjustment, brings together the UCCF, UCLL and the Psych Clinic. Mary A. Rackham had an abiding interest in the alleviation of human suffering and dedicated herself to creating and sustaining the Institute.