Voices of Hope for Aphasia!

Volunteers are needed to talk, laugh, and live at Voices of Hope for Aphasia! Tampa Bay’s only community-based aphasia program is seeking volunteer Communication Assistants for its twice-weekly program in St. Petersburg. Eligible volunteers will be good communication partners for adults with aphasia; speech pathologists, speech pathology assistants or any one willing to use supported communication techniques are welcome. This is a great opportunity to develop, hone, or re-tool your supported communication skills while helping members participate in fun activities. Supported communication training is available for eligible applicants. Volunteers are needed at least one day per week, Mondays or Fridays, between the hours of 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. We are also seeking project-specific volunteers who are willing to share their hobby or special skill in an aphasia-friendly way. For more information, see our website at http://www.vohaphasia.org, or call Jackie Hinckley, Executive Director, at 727-249-1953.

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About Tampa Bay Medical Speech Pathology Association

MESPA is a local speech pathology organization in Tampa, Florida that started in 2000 to draw speech pathologists together to meet for continuing education. Currently, MESPA meets at Tampa General Hospital on a quarterly basis on the second Sunday evening of the month in January, April, July, and October from 6:00-8:00 pm.
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