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Aphasia Support Group

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 5:30pm

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota - Medical Office Building
5741 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34233

Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is caused by injury to the brain - most commonly from a stroke.The agenda for our monthly meetings includes a short business meeting followed by an activity to build language skills, such as a guided discussion, a guest speaker or a movie. During the last part of the meeting the aphasia survivors and co-survivors meet separately to discuss a topic or to share concerns. After the meeting there is an opportunity to go to a local restaurant for dinner to continue socialization. Anyone experiencing aphasia and/or their co-survivor(s) is welcome at our meetings.

Location: Room 170

Contact: Diane Lombard (941) 484-5969 or Erika Boyle (941) 378-2870 or boyle1115@comcast.net

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