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Aphasia Exercise

Just a reminder…aphasia exercise is starting up.  You can join in at any time.  No charge!

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Wait…that doesn’t look like Wisconsin!!

So what happens when a few people from the Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group are down in Arizona? Well – they help each other out with transportation, stop by and visit, and have a nice glass of wine! And…they send pictures … Continue reading

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Christmas lights on the town

What better way to see the Christmas lights around town than with this crew!

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Aphasia Camp is just 2 months away!

The Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group is proud to collaborate with Mayo Clinic Health Systems – Eau Claire, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire Communication Sciences & Disorders department, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire College of Education & Health Sciences for … Continue reading

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Aphasia Hacks

The National Aphasia Association has a list of “aphasia hacks” that they have started on their website! What are “aphasia hacks”?  They describe it like this….”They’re the tricks that you have up your sleeve to communicate.” Some examples include:  carrying … Continue reading

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Aphasia Group Book Club

Book selection: “Four undocumented teenagers, one ugly robot and the battle for the American Dream” Book club dates: 1/20 10:30-12:00 2/3 10:30-12:00 2/17 10:30-12:00 3/3: Book Club Celebration! How many members participated: Five aphasia group members Members identified reasons to … Continue reading

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2016 Holiday Christmas Lights Tour/Party

It may have been cold last night, but we still enjoyed Christmas lights and some great trivia and snacks!  Thank you to all who attended!  A great time was had by all!

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Poster Presentation at the American Speech and Hearing Association’s Convention in Philadelphia!

On November 18th, Carin Keyes and Tom Sather, both SLPs who work with the Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group, presented a poster on the Postcrossing project/club. The Postcrossing Coffee Club has been meeting now for about 1 year.  We have received … Continue reading

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New Graduate Clinician

The most recent member of the list of people acting as student volunteers for the Chippewa Valley aphasia group is Sam Furman. A Winneconnee native, she has three children. Alyssa 19, Corrina 17, and Ryan 14. They make their home … Continue reading

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Painting: Trying something new?

One of the goals of the Chippewa Valley Aphasia Group is to get “back into life” by participating in activities that one had done prior to acquiring aphasia.  Another important goal in recovery is trying new activities; even ones that … Continue reading

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