Description & Details
Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write.
Aphasia might affect a person’s ability to find the words to tell you a story, for example, that his or her daughter just had a baby, but it doesn’t affect the desire to share that joyful moment.
The Communication Program Volunteer helps client engage in conversations on topics of mutual interest and themed-activities, which helps increase their self-confidence, independence and improve quality of life.
All volunteer duties are performed with training, guidance and support from Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants.
Skills Needed :
Commitment : 3-4 hours per week for a minimum of 4 months.