Arts Summer Program Offers Creative Outlet for Individuals with Aphasia
Public speaking causes fear and anxiety for many of us, but for the two million people in the United States with aphasia who have lost all or some ability to use words, just trying to communicate is difficult.
June is Aphasia Awareness Month, and to bring attention to the condition, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions Stroke and Aphasia Recovery (StAR) Program, in partnership with the Texas Tech University J.T. & Margaret Talkington College of Visual & Performing Arts (TCVPA) held the Summer Aphasia Arts Program, a two-week arts camp that focuses on visual art, choir and theater. At the end of the program, they held a final performance and art exhibit.
- MELINDA CORWIN, Ph.D. - TTUHSC STAR PROGRAM DIRECTOR
- KELSIE JACKSON - TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY PROJECT MANAGER
- RENE COLLAZO - TTUHSC STAR PROGRAM PARTICIPANT
- Brinnley McCullough - TTUHSC Graduate Student
- ARTS IN MOTION program B-ROLL
- ARTS IN MOTION PERFORMANCE B-ROLL