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Workshop: Your Life Workshop

March 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Your Life Workshop: Looking Back, Moving Forward
Customized Program for Recreationists/Activationists
– Creating the Opportunity for Clients to tell their story –


Do you work with clients who have challenges communicating ‘who they were before’ they had a stroke, have aphasia, mild dementia are not fluent in English or have other
communication disorders (such as hearing loss or motor speech difficulties.)  We have an effective program tool for you.

This one day on-site training workshop will provide Recreationists and Activationists with the knowledge and skills to work with clients with communication challenges to co-construct their own personal narratives/stories – their past, present and future. You will learn how to use The Your Life Tool Kit to carry out a successful client story-telling program.

Learning Objectives
 Learn the theory of Supported Conversation to assist clients to tell their stories
 Walk through The Your Life Tool Kit to understand its components and how to use them
 Practice implementing The Your Life Tool Kit

Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018 (registration deadline is March 23, 2018)

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00pm (includes two 15 breaks + lunch break)

Location: Aphasia Institute, 73 Scarsdale Rd. Toronto, M3B 2R2

 $340.00: Includes The Your Life Tool Kit: Instructional Manual; Pictographic Conversational Support Booklet; Self-Directed Learning Module; Downloadable Templates; Wall of Emotions Card; Tear-Away Contract Pad
 $240.00: If you already own The Your Life Took Kit. **You’ll be required to bring your Kit with you**

Capacity: Maximum 18 people (minimum 10 people)



Questions? Contact Marisca Baldwin: mbaldwin@aphasia.ca, Education & Learning Coordinator (416) 226-3636 x23


March 28, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm