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The Loud & Proud Singers is a NEW Life-Participation Community Activity for persons with aphasia, voice, or communication disorders related to stroke, primary progressive aphasia, Parkinson's, brain tumor, head injury, or other neurological conditions. The Loud & Proud Singers encourages 'singing for wellness' and welcomes persons with language & voice disorders, regardless of level of impairment . . . and their caregivers.
Please consider visiting one or more aphasia-friendly rehearsals to see if this sing-along group activity is a good fit for you. Yes, we welcome song requests from all eras.

BRING A FRIEND, LUNCH & ENTHUSIASM.

WEEKLY SCHEDULE


WHEN

WEDNESDAYS
LUNCH
(Bring your own) . . . NOON - 1:00 pm
SINGING . . . 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WHERE

TOWSLEY HEALTH BUILDING (Huron Woods Cafeteria)
(Across the street from St. Jo Reichert Building)
5361 McAuley Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48106

DONATION

$5.00

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & REGISTRATION


Lynn Chenoweth, MT-BC; Director
Music Therapist - Board Certified
Email: MIaphasiacenter@gmail.com
Phone: 734.429.5679 or 734.417.7182



SOCIAL BENEFITS OF GROUP SINGING

  • Increases sense of community - a sense of belonging
  • Decreases feelings of isolation
  • Provides opportunities for building new relationships
  • Increases self-awareness, self-confidence, sense of accomplishment
  • Provides a sense of purpose, encourages peer support
  • Motivates & encourages participants to try something new.
  • Opens the door to memories & stories to be shared with others.

REHAB BENEFITS OF SINGING

  • Improves oxygen intake
  • Improves posture
  • Encourages abdominal breathing
  • Enhances vocal awareness
  • Provides a neuro-pathway (access) to speaking
  • Improves voice quality, vocal range, and breath support
  • Improves word articulation
  • Increases vocal strength
  • Increases vocal output- more words per breath
  • Improves visual tracking and concentration
  • Increases feelings of physical, emotional, & mental well-being



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| The Health & Fitness Center at Washtenaw Community College, 4833 E. Huron River Drive | Ann Arbor, MI 48105 |

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