#WeSpeechies transcript

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From: Tue Jul 15 0:00:00 PDT 2014
To: Wed Jul 16 0:00:00 PDT 2014

What is #WeSpeechies? Who were the influencers during this time period? #WeSpeechies analytics


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RT @wespeechies: Please rally support for #WeSpeechies chat Tu15 July 8-9pmBST. Moderator @SymphonyUK in UK and admins in AT & ZA! http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z ^cb
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RT @wespeechies: Please rally support for #WeSpeechies chat Tu15 July 8-9pmBST. Moderator @SymphonyUK in UK and admins in AT & ZA! http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z ^cb
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RT @wespeechies: Pleased to be curating #wespeechies - I'm not a professional, but an 'expert' in the sense that I live with someone who has #aphasia -JS
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RT @wespeechies: Please rally support for #WeSpeechies chat Tu15 July 8-9pmBST. Moderator @SymphonyUK in UK and admins in AT & ZA! http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z ^cb
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@wespeechies going to try to pop into #wespeechies chat but will be dependent on child feeding & wrangling at 6am my time!
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No Pens Day Wednesday. Could be great for Speech Pathology Week in Aus #wespeechies http://t.co/Pd9trCaAkj
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#wespeechies RT @SOALLC: Linda Worrall's Senate hearing statement says it all. #aphasia http://t.co/VTylHyCJN9
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RT @wespeechies: When Sarah had a stroke at 18, she was given a communication card with inappropriate pics like dentures (!) So we made our own. #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: When Sarah had a stroke at 18, she was given a communication card with inappropriate pics like dentures (!) So we made our own. #WeSpeechies
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NOT LONG TIL #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 16.
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RT @wespeechies: NOT LONG TIL #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 16.
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NOT LONG TIL #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 15.
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RT @wespeechies: NOT LONG TIL #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 15.
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RT @wespeechies: NOT LONG TIL #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 15.
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2 hrs until #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/79nVxnLkrA with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 15.
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RT @wespeechies: Joanie Scott @SymphonyUK, a parent of a young adult with #Aphasia, curates #WeSpeechies this week. #SLPeeps #SLP2B http://t.co/pYkgvBlIcZ
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Everyone with an interest in #aphasia / #stroke can follow the hashtag #wespeechies at 8pm tonight BST, to take part in a live chat with me!
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RT @SymphonyUK: Everyone with an interest in #aphasia / #stroke can follow the hashtag #wespeechies at 8pm tonight BST, to take part in a live chat with me!
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RT @SymphonyUK: Everyone with an interest in #aphasia / #stroke can follow the hashtag #wespeechies at 8pm tonight BST, to take part in a live chat with me!
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Please join me in 15 minutes for #wespeechies chat! All welcome, whether you're professionals or family/friends living w #aphasia. #SLPeeps
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Please join me in 15 minutes for a #WeSpeechies chat! All welcome, whether you're professionals or family/friends living with #aphasia
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RT @SymphonyUK: Everyone with an interest in #aphasia / #stroke can follow the hashtag #wespeechies at 8pm tonight BST, to take part in a live chat with me!
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@MaineAphasia welcome! Hope you can join the chat from 8-9pm BST, remember to use the hashtag #WeSpeechies
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RT @LissBEE_CPSP: #wespeechies RT @SOALLC: Linda Worrall's Senate hearing statement says it all. #aphasia http://t.co/VTylHyCJN9
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RT @wespeechies: NOT LONG TIL #WeSpeechies Chat on People with #Aphasia & their Families & Friends http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z with @SymphonyUK 8-9pm BST JULY 15.
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Just 5 minutes until the chat begins, #slp2b #slpeeps please feel free to introduce yourselves and remember to use the hashtag #wespeechies
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RT @SymphonyUK: Everyone with an interest in #aphasia / #stroke can follow the hashtag #wespeechies at 8pm tonight BST, to take part in a live chat with me!
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It's 8pm BST, so I'm starting my hour of chat - is there anybody there...? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies Hi, I’m Caroline Bowen from Australia, in South Africa. I'm a co-administrator of #WeSpeechies. Looking forward to Chat No. 20!
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@speech_woman hi Caroline and welcome! How's South Africa doing? #WeSpeechies
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Hi I'm Sally from Talking Mats, a social enterprise based in Scotland #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies My co-administrator @BronwynHemsley from Australia is in AT; our current #RoCur, @SymphonyUK is packed for FL! #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Just 5 minutes until the chat begins, #slp2b #slpeeps please feel free to introduce yourselves and remember to use the hashtag #wespeechies
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@wespeechies I'm here! New grad SLP. Had a family member who had a stroke so keen to hear everyones thoughts today :) #WeSpeechies
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I'm going to throw my first question out there in the hope that people will see..... #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies Fantastic here in Durban here at @UKZN. Lots of work ... and fun. #WeSpeechies
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.@MareeRichardson hi Maree - sorry to hear that does your family member have a lasting disability? #WeSpeechies
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Q1 Is it helpful for family members to sit in on aphasia therapy sessions? What are the issues for different ages and stages? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies Hi I'm Sally from Talking Mats, a social enterprise based in Scotland #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats welcome Sally! And you make...talking mats? An AAC device? #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Q1 Is it helpful for family members to sit in on aphasia therapy sessions? What are the issues for different ages and stages? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies I always find it more helpful to have family members present then we can all learn what helps together #WeSpeechies
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A1 Answering my own Q, but I wasn't always welcome in sessions at first - I found that hard to handle. Over protective I think #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats good to hear that, does it ever pose problems? #WeSpeechies
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A1 @wespeechies Do YOU think it is helpful for family members to sit in on aphasia therapy sessions? If yes, in what way? #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats AHA! Thanks for the clarification #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies unfortunately the stroke lead to death, but I strongly support & admire those with lasting disabilities. #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies sometimes people with aphasia and family members have different views but it's good to talk about these #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies . Remember the tag (#WeSpeechies) Sally @TalkingMats
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.@MareeRichardson so sorry to hear that, but it will give you an insight into issues surrounding stroke and aphasia as a SLP #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats it took us a while to build up trust and work WITH the SLPs - but it was invaluable #WeSpeechies
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Anyone lurking on the #WeSpeechies #Aphasia chat? Jump in and say HELLO, do!! @wespeechies ^cb http://t.co/RQgPD1iF8Z
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RT @wespeechies: .@TalkingMats it took us a while to build up trust and work WITH the SLPs - but it was invaluable #WeSpeechies
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A1: The best SLPs made specific worksheets for Sarah, rather than using the American centric ones designed for older adults #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies yes I always feel that as an SLT I pass information on and collaborate with family so for me that's important #WeSpeechies
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Time for my second question... #WeSpeechies - please join in!
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Q2. Are you able to offer intensive aphasia therapy? What do you consider to be 'intensive'? #WeSpeechies
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RT @TalkingMats: .@wespeechies yes I always feel that as an SLT I pass information on and collaborate with family so for me that's important #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies most definitely! I have empathy & understanding of the stroke journey that others are going through. #WeSpeechies
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Sarah and I raised almost £20 000 to go to America for intensive therapy, not available in the UK - and we leave on Friday! #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Sarah and I raised almost £20 000 to go to America for intensive therapy, not available in the UK - and we leave on Friday! #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies A2 I worked in a rehab team where we had rehab assistants who could visit 3 times a week - not intensive though #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies How is "intensive" defined, Joanie? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies from your experience, how did the worksheets for Sarah's age differ to those for older adults/elderly? #WeSpeechies
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If you're following #WeSpeechies tonight, feel free to introduce yourself and use the hashtag :)
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@speech_woman in this case it's 5 days a week, 5 hours a day, one to one therapy, plus homework for 6 weeks. #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies that sounds good! How much therapy will Sarah get? #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats the most we have had here is 6 weeks, one hour per week - and we are lucky! #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats 6 weeks intensive, 5 hours a day 1 to 1 #Wespeechies
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A2 @wespeechies How many #SLPeeps will be treating? What will your role be in sessions and in homework? #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Sarah and I raised almost £20 000 to go to America for intensive therapy, not available in the UK - and we leave on Friday! #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: @speech_woman in this case it's 5 days a week, 5 hours a day, one to one therapy, plus homework for 6 weeks. #WeSpeechies
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.@MareeRichardson Sarah liked 'Twilight' so her SLP built exercises around that #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies it all seems to depend on where you live. I hope the American experience is good.
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.@LindspSLP was that in the UK? We have the expertise here but nothing seems organised nationally #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats thank you! We're keeping a video diary and tying to lobby for it over here #WeSpeechies
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They do a lot of cool things in the USA, like #aphasia camps etc. #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies that sounds good - how can we keep in touch to find out how things are going? #WeSpeechies
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.@LindspSLP I've heard amazing things about Nova Scotia! Maybe we'll save up for that lol #WeSpeechies
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@TalkingMats follow me on Twitter at @SymphonyUK #WeSpeechies
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This is another thing we found so useful in the beginning, from Connect in the UK http://t.co/HD6vzHfAOL #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies will do! #WeSpeechies
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My third question is coming up.. #WeSpeechies
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Q3. Stroke and aphasia in young adults - have you noticed more referrals and what’s it like working with young adults? #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: This is another thing we found so useful in the beginning, from Connect in the UK http://t.co/HD6vzHfAOL #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies yes, Connect have lots of good resources - is anyone from Connect on this Chat?#WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies InterACT is a 4.5 week program. Clients receive over 100 hours of therapy and must attend with a family member. #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats Connect was the first place we met anyone with aphasia when Sarah was discharged - AMAZING #WeSpeechies
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RT @LindspSLP: @wespeechies InterACT is a 4.5 week program. Clients receive over 100 hours of therapy and must attend with a family member. #WeSpeechies
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A3. Research says that stroke is on the increase in younger people and we've met lots online. More young people with #aphasia #WeSpeechies
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RT @LindspSLP: @wespeechies InterACT is a 4.5 week program. Clients receive over 100 hours of therapy and must attend with a family member. #WeSpeechies
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Another great Facebook group for professionals and families alike is ARC (Aphasia Recovery Connection) #WeSpeechies - forward thinking
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. @TalkingMats good question! @connectaphasia #WeSpeechies @WeSpeechies ^cb
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.@wespeechies not sure about nos. but Working with young adults makes you think about work, education, independence, parenting #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies Hi, I'm Jenny: Anthroposophical therapies helped me live successfully w/ #Aphasia #wespeechies http://t.co/5RUn31l49Z
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.@TalkingMats and social isolation is a massive issue with young adults #WeSpeechies
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.@aphasiafunding hi Jenny, welcome! What does Anthroposophical mean? #WeSpeechies
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So many long words! #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies definitely - and very few forums to help people connect with others. Again it depends where you live #WeSpeechies
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We started a peer support group, with occasional help from SLPs - it's a great help #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies no increase for me. Only worked with a very small number of very young folk over the years #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats this is why social media is great but not easily accessible for people with #Aphasia #WeSpeechies
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.@scarie none at all? Ouch! #WeSpeechies
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.@speechtoolkit would you tailor things differently for a younger patient? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies we have Speakability groups here - not always successful and can be hard to keep things going #WeSpeechies
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Therapy has been a life saver for my daughter, helping her confidence and return to work #WeSpeechies
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.@scarie that's so sad to hear when the need is there and the expertise #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies Significant improvement in language skills with at least 9 hrs of therapy p/week #aphasia #wespeechies http://t.co/aJKMmovEfi
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.@TalkingMats more volunteers are out there, I know it! #WeSpeechies
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.@aphasiafunding ABSOLUTELY! I wish everyone with the energy had access to that therapy #WeSpeechies
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Q4. What advice would you give to families recently affected by aphasia? And later on in their recovery? #WeSpeechies
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.@wespeechies i'm sure you're right. It can be difficult for professionals to find time to pass things on though #WeSpeechies
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My own advice is to be patient and leave extra time for everything - it's taken Sarah 5 years so far to recover some speech #WeSpeechies
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. @aphasiafunding Last chance & 2nd warning. If you post another promo for your products your handle will be blocked. admin ^cb #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: My own advice is to be patient and leave extra time for everything - it's taken Sarah 5 years so far to recover some speech #WeSpeechies
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I also found mindfulness training was useful for people living with those who have aphasia - live in the now #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: I also found mindfulness training was useful for people living with those who have aphasia - live in the now #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies listen to what people say but also know that you may have some of the answers too. It's all about partnership #WeSpeechies
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.@TalkingMats great point! #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies living in the now is great advice!!#WeSpeechies
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It's very hard though, we were grieving for a very long time and weren't always easy to work with as a family #WeSpeechies
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In the final 5 minutes, is there anything you want to ask or tell us? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies that's what professionals are there for - most families have a hard time - we try to help them navigate through #WeSpeechies
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Another quick tip which worked: we put post it notes on items at home for word finding and it seemed to work.. #WeSpeechies
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A2 @wespeechies How many #SLPeeps will treat Sarah? What will your role be in sessions and in homework? #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Another quick tip which worked: we put post it notes on items at home for word finding and it seemed to work.. #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies As a carer, set aside some 'me time'. To look after someone else you must look after yourself. #WeSpeechies
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@speech_woman as far as I know it's one to one mostly with some group work and I go in every day for the final hour #WeSpeechies
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.@MareeRichardson really good advice and I wish I had done that! Meltdown :( #WeSpeechies
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RT @MareeRichardson: @wespeechies As a carer, set aside some 'me time'. To look after someone else you must look after yourself. #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies I hope it all goes well and will follow your updates
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Thank you so much for taking part in the chat tonight! Hope you enjoyed it and great to meet you #WeSpeechies
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Many thanks for a thought provoking #Aphasia chat @SymphonyUK & everyone. Don't miss BlueSkyWednesday on #WeSpeechies tomorrow! @wespeechies
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@wespeechies Does your US intensive therapy program have a name? #WeSpeechies
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RT @speech_woman: Many thanks for a thought provoking #Aphasia chat @SymphonyUK & everyone. Don't miss BlueSkyWednesday on #WeSpeechies tomorrow! @wespeechies
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@MareeRichardson there are various ones - our one is in Florida - the NAA has a list #WeSpeechies
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Bye for now! #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies thanks for directing me to the NAA. #WeSpeechies
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RT @MareeRichardson: @wespeechies As a carer, set aside some 'me time'. To look after someone else you must look after yourself. #WeSpeechies
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RT @aphasiafunding: .@wespeechies Significant improvement in language skills with at least 9 hrs of therapy p/week #aphasia #wespeechies http://t.co/aJKMmovEfi
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RT @wespeechies: We started a peer support group, with occasional help from SLPs - it's a great help #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies Thanks for an insightful chat! I wish you & Sarah all the best for your US journey. #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: A1: The best SLPs made specific worksheets for Sarah, rather than using the American centric ones designed for older adults #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Q1 Is it helpful for family members to sit in on aphasia therapy sessions? What are the issues for different ages and stages? #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: This is another thing we found so useful in the beginning, from Connect in the UK http://t.co/HD6vzHfAOL #WeSpeechies
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Me too! MT @TalkingMats: I always find it more helpful to have family members present then we can all learn what helps together #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: A1 Answering my own Q, but I wasn't always welcome in sessions at first - I found that hard to handle. Over protective I think #WeSpeechies
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Agreed MT @TalkingMats: sometimes people with aphasia and family members have different views but it's good to talk about these #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: .@TalkingMats it took us a while to build up trust and work WITH the SLPs - but it was invaluable #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Joanie Scott @SymphonyUK, a parent of a young adult with #Aphasia, curates #WeSpeechies this week. #SLPeeps #SLP2B http://t.co/pYkgvBlIcZ
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Yay! MT @wespeechies: A1 The best SLPs made specific worksheets rather than use American centric ones designed for older adults #WeSpeechies
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So glad to hear this RT @wespeechies: Therapy has been a life saver for my daughter, helping her confidence and return to work #WeSpeechies
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MT @wespeechies: My advice is be patient & leave extra time for everything it's taken Sarah 5 yrs so far to recover some speech #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: I also found mindfulness training was useful for people living with those who have aphasia - live in the now #WeSpeechies
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MT @TalkingMats: listen to what people say but also know that you may have some of the answers too. It's all about partnership #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: It's very hard though, we were grieving for a very long time and weren't always easy to work with as a family #WeSpeechies
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Agreed MT @TalkingMats: that's what professionals are there for, most families have hard time - we try to help navigate through #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Another quick tip which worked: we put post it notes on items at home for word finding and it seemed to work.. #WeSpeechies
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Yep MT @MareeRichardson: As a carer, set aside some 'me time'. To look after someone else you must look after yourself. #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: NO BARRIERS or LIMITATIONS What's your VISION of evidence based practice in healthcare, #WeSpeechies on Blue Sky Wed? http://t.co/o7kkSaAOSX
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RT @MareeRichardson: @wespeechies As a carer, set aside some 'me time'. To look after someone else you must look after yourself. #WeSpeechies
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What a great chat #WeSpeechies - sorry to have missed it! (Kids took priority!)
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RT @wespeechies: Joanie Scott @SymphonyUK, a parent of a young adult with #Aphasia, curates #WeSpeechies this week. #SLPeeps #SLP2B http://t.co/pYkgvBlIcZ
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RT @wespeechies: My own advice is to be patient and leave extra time for everything - it's taken Sarah 5 years so far to recover some speech #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: We started a peer support group, with occasional help from SLPs - it's a great help #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: I also found mindfulness training was useful for people living with those who have aphasia - live in the now #WeSpeechies
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RT @LissBEE_CPSP: #wespeechies RT @SOALLC: Linda Worrall's Senate hearing statement says it all. #aphasia http://t.co/VTylHyCJN9

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