Abrazo Central Campus Functional Communication Group-New Hope for Stroke Survivors and Others
Where | Abrazo Central Campus Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Conference Room
2000 W. Bethany Home Road, Phoenix AZ 85015
When | The first Wednesday of the month, 6:30-7:30pm
Who | Any individuals and/or caregivers that are affected by conditions or diagnoses that impact a person’s ability to effectively and independently communicate. Including but not limited to: Parkinson’s, Stroke (Ischemic & Hemorrhagic), ALS, patients with dysarthria, and/or expressive/receptive aphasia.
What to Expect | To offer support to others in our community, to offer additional strategies that may facilitate ongoing recovery and increased independence, and to foster a safe and understanding environment to put those strategies to use. This group will be designed in part by its members. We will have monthly themes to discuss and to structure the group, but the primary focus will be on providing support and tools for the members and caregivers. Light refreshments are offered.
Aphasia Support Group of Rochester
The Aphasia Support Group of Rochester meets on the third Thursday of every month of the year from 4:30-6:00pm. The group is open to individuals with aphasia and their families, friends and caregivers, and is facilitated by speech-language pathologists. The format includes general group discussion as well as informational speakers on topics of interest. The meetings are generally held in the York Wellness and Rehabilitation building on the Nazareth College campus, 4245 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14618. There is no cost to attend the meetings. Please contact Suzanne Johnston at 585-314-1807 or email [email protected], or Heather Coles at 585-389-2772 or email at [email protected] if you would like more information.
Shaylin Schundler, MS, CCC-SLP
Shaylin Schundler is a licensed SLP in New Jersey who’s focus is in Aphasia, Dysphagia, Dysarthria, and Cancer Rehabilitation. She received her BA in Linguistics with a minor in Biology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and her Masters in Speech Language Pathology from New York Medical College in New York. She works at Kessler in Jersey City, where she has launched the center’s speech pathology program. Kessler – Jersey City is the only Kessler Rehabilitation Center in Hudson County that offers speech pathology services. Kessler is a leading provider of rehabilitation services in NJ and has been ranked as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation By US News & World Report for more than 25 years.
Shaylin is passionate about language and the brain and works hard to improve her clients’ functionality and quality of life through evidence based practice.
See Shaylin’s Kessler bio here:
Shaylin Schundler Kessler Bio
To contact or make an appointment with Shaylin, email or call at:
Email: [email protected]
MC Voice & Speech Center
MC Voice and Speech Center dedicates its practice to providing online speech therapy services. As a result, we give voice to people who can’t communicate effectively.
MC Voice and Speech Center offers convenient access to aphasia treatment in English and Spanish. Telepractice provides flexible scheduling without travel.
Using a sophisticated teaching webconferencing platform similar to Skype or Facetime, speech therapy becomes easily accessible. All you need is a computer or tablet with a camera and microphone.
Researchers have found few differences between telepractice and in-person services. Most clients feel very satisfied with telepractice services. Read more about telepractice on our website: www.bestspeechtherapy.com.
Our caring, clinically trained speech therapists use proven treatment plans, helping words flow and confidence soar. Because our SLPs emphasize adaptive, cutting edge strategies tailored to each client’s needs, our clients frequently experience enhanced personal relationships and less isolation.
Most importantly, our speech pathologists create a safe place for clients to rebuild language skills and practice conversational communication. Online communication groups are available to assist with developing conversational skills and meeting other Stroke survivors.
Get started now by scheduling an evaluation through our online calendar!
Reforming Therapeutics – Las Vegas, NV
TIFFANY MISKE M.S., CCC-SLP
Reforming Therapeutics provides in-home aphasia therapy to clients in the comfort of their own home. Tiffany Miske is the principle treating therapist for Reforming Therapeutics. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association and maintains licensure in NV, AZ, NM, and TX.
Tiffany has worked in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and skilled nursing facilities to treat clients with complex medical problems who have aphasia. She is well experienced in treatment for both non-fluent and fluent aphasia, alexia and agraphia, cognitive retraining; as well as co-occuring problems such as apraxia and dysphagia.
Reforming Therapeutics offers an alternative to therapy in outpatient clinics or via home-health agencies. If you are looking for an alternative to the typical healthcare offerings, please contact me, Tiffany Miske.
I would love to learn more about your goals!
Align Speech Therapy and Consulting
Align Speech Therapy and Consulting is a private, specialized speech-language pathology practice dedicated to providing skilled therapy services to people with speech, cognitive, and communication therapy needs. We take a caring and personalized approach in developing therapy programs tailored to your unique needs and goals. Most importantly, we help you make progress that positively impacts your quality of life. For this purpose, our mission is to guide you in aligning what you think, say, and do to reach your maximum potential by providing accessible, effective, and functional aphasia therapy services. Above all, we focus on exceptional CARE, strong clinical OUTCOMES, and comprehensive EDUCATION and SUPPORT for our clients and families. Lastly, our medical speech-language pathology background and training allows us to address your most complex therapy needs.
We provide in-home therapy services in Pawleys Island, Murrells Inlet, and surrounding areas in the South Strand area of South Carolina. In addition, we also offer online therapy services for residents of Arizona, California, and South Carolina.
You are taking a very important first step by searching for a therapy provider. The next step is to contact us to schedule an evaluation. During the evaluation, we will assess your strengths and areas of impairment, provide comprehensive education regarding results of the assessment, and discuss therapy recommendations. We will collaboratively determine how and when to initiate the therapy process. Our client and family centered care approach will allow you and your loved ones to be an integral part of the therapy plan.
Please check us out at www.alignspeechtherapy.com to learn more about our aphasia therapy services.
Find us on social media at www.facebook.com/alignspeechtherapyandconsulting/
Robin Pollens, M.S. CCC-SLP
Brain Buddy is a 501(c3) non-profit offering help to people with aphasia and their families/carers. We serve people with aphasia in Boulder and surrounding areas such as Louisville, Lafayette, Broomfield, and Longmont. Some participants even travel from South Denver.
Our Afternoon Aphasia Program is designed to encourage self confidence, new learning, and well being. The program changes depending on the interests of the participants. The 13-week program is offered 2 times per year. The cost is $379 for 13 sessions and scholarships are available!
In 2017-2018, our program was based in Boulder. Because of demand, we are looking to move to eastern Boulder or Broomfield counties. So, please check with us about where we meet.
Who I Am
My name is Rachel Fiore, M.S. CCC-SLP. I am a speech-language pathologist specializing in aphasia. My education includes a B.A from the University of Chicago and an M.S. from the University of Arizona. I treat patients at University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. I also founded and facilitate a stroke support group at UMC called “Different Strokes.”
Who I Treat
I evaluate and treat anyone who has difficulty communicating or thinking due to an injury, illness, or accident. Most of my patients have trouble speaking because of a stroke. For those patients, I also run a free support group twice a month.
How to Get Treatment
To schedule a visit, you will need a referral from your doctor. Have your doctor fax their referral to University Medical Center- New Orleans. Once your referral has been faxed, a scheduling professional will call you to schedule an appointment.
Frederick Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation
Frederick Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation is dedicated to providing private, outpatient speech therapy services to adults in Frederick County and the surrounding area. Peter McCarthy, M.S., CCC-SLP, graduated from Loyola University with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. After an intital evaluation, Peter will devise the appropriate plan of care based on your needs and goals. During and after your treatment, Peter will communicate issues, concerns, and progress with you and your provider.
Peter’s experience includes the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of diagnoses for the adult neuro population including those with speech, language, cognitive communication, and swallowing disorders. He is certified in both VitalStim and the LSVT LOUD® program.
Peter McCarthy, M.S., CCC-SLP
If you are interested in setting up an appointment or have any questions, do not hesitate to call 301-418-6434.