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New support group at Patrick

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 2:46 pm

The Patrick Rehab and Wellness Center will hold a support group for adults suffering with communications disorders on Thursday, March 21, at 5 p.m. at the Patrick.  

Those who will benefit from the group include those who suffer from Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Traumatic Brain Injury, Guillia-Barre Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis and Parkinson’s Disease.

The purpose of this support group is to provide a social network for individuals suffering from communication disorders.  This group will provide a safe environment for individuals in the community to discuss functional communication strategies, increase self-esteem and provide emotional support for individuals with communication disorders.  Monthly group meetings will be held and facilitated by members of the group. 

If you are interested in joining or finding out more information about this group, please contact Kristi Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP or Sarah Boyle, MA, CFY-SLP at Patrick Rehab and Wellness Center at 433-0378.