Seminole Spirit Agenda

Last updated on 04-26-2016

THE SEMINOLE SPIRIT A Speech Language
Improvement Group for
Brain Injury Survivors


PREPARED SPEECHES GIVEN BI-WEEKLY

  • 5-7 Minute Speeches Presented to a Peer Audience
  • All Speeches Videotaped for awareness with perception "cognition"
  • Videotape feedback
  • Brain Injury Speech deficits targeted: Aphasia & Pragmatics
  • Basics of a Speech delivered: Opening, Body, Closing

TABLE TOPICS

  • Topics Presented where one has to listen & process
  • After Topic is Presented a survivor will relate & respond to topic
  • 5 Topics will be presented to the group by Table Topic Presenter
  • Survivor will decide if they want to go to the podium or stay seated

TOPIC CHANGE ON THE FLY

  • New Topics Presented & Shared
  • Topics will change, challenging survivor to adapt to new topic
  • Topic Change, to strengthen survivor's processing listening skills
  • Each Survivor will present what they think they just heard

SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST INSERTION

  • Subject Matter: Inserted by SLP's professional guidance
  • Videotape Feedback
  • Social Speech Interaction skills improved
  • SLPs on site at Seminole Spirit House sometimes
  • Seminole Spirit Facebook page visited