School of Health and Human Services

Aphasia Group Program

Who should attend?
Stroke survivors with difficulty in the following situations:

  • expressing thoughts and feelings while communicating in everyday activities and/or in social / professional interactions
  • understanding conversations in everyday communication and/or in social / professional interactions
  • recalling words and names, and reading and writing difficulties

Why should one attend?
To improve and/or learn new ways to:

  • Communicate
  • Socialize
  • Practice Language Skills
  • Use Coping Strategies
  • Read
  • Write

What does the group do?
The group provides:

  • communication opportunities in a naturalistic context
  • language stimulation and intervention through fun-filled activities
  • opportunities to learn alternative communication techniques and compensatory strategies
  • opportunities to network with other stroke survivors, and develop a sense of belonging and camaraderie

When?

  • Every Fall and Spring semester (for specific dates, contact the clinic)
  • Summer semester (8 weeks)
  • Group Therapy – 60 to 90 minutes
  • Individual Therapy – 90 minutes before or after group therapy

Where?
Speech Language Hearing Clinic
103 Brown Hall
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

Fee structure
Because we are a training facility, the department is able to offer quality services at significantly reduced rates. A sliding fee scale is also available and is based on federal income guidelines. For more information or to schedule an appointment call (320) 308-2092.

Contact us:

Dr. G.N. Rangamani, Ph. D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
Jodel Page, M.S. CCC-SLP
Call 320-308-2092 for additional information or to request an appointment.

You can also contact us through mail:
103 Brown Hall
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301-4498

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