This weekend retreat program gives persons with aphasia and their spouses an opportunity to reconnect and strengthen their bond as a couple in a fun, social setting at the beautiful Oregon Coast!
Together with a speech and occupational therapy student team, and in professionally-led groups, couples will discuss and form individualized coping methods for the challenges of married life with aphasia, side-by-side with other couples facing similar challenges.
Group sessions provide a supportive environment for opportunities to discuss concerns and strategies and how to nurture one’s primary relationship as we explore, together with professionals and peer mentors, topics such as:
The Aphasia Network is pleased to present this program that will include 15 couples living with aphasia. We are hand selecting a variety of couples based on the amount of time since one of the partners was diagnosed with aphasia as well as demographic diversity.
If you are interested in attending the retreat, an online application is available at http://aphasianetwork.org/, or you may request an aphasia-friendly printed version by emailing info@AphasiaNetwork.org. If you have any questions, please contact Suzanne Gardner at 503-577-1282 or info@AphasiaNetwork.org.
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