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Communication Class

About Communication Class

The focus of the communication group is to promote general conversation and does not include direct manipulation of linguistic skills. Group communication targets on increased initiation of conversation and information exchange using whatever communicative means possible. We provide stroke survivors with tools to communicate socially, help regain control over decision making, and improve family and whānau relationships. We aim to improve functional communication in simulated situations such as shopping, reading labels and starting conversations. In addition, we focus on improving cognitive function by completing numeracy and literacy tasks challenging the brain with brain teasers, quizzes, games, puzzles and interactive conversation. Participants stated they gained confidence in communicating with family and whānau, improved their speech and cognitive functions, enhanced thinking and planning skills, and were able to structure their daily living in an organised way. Family and whānau are welcome to attend group meeting to learn communication techniques.

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