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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.
Andrew Padfield and his family fought the odds of an aggressive brain tumor and put their hope in Andrew's life and the PACT program, where he succeeded past his goals.
The University of Michigan Aphasia Program continues to adapt to client needs in order to provide high-quality intensive aphasia therapy for those who need it. In the past year, UMAP has remained a place with a sense of "family" and grew programs like the LEG program to encompass more needs.
For Mental Health Awareness Month we are celebrating the successes of clients of The Psychological Clinic group therapy services! Hear what clients had to say.