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How to Use Communication Skills to Advocate for Yourself: Using Strategies to Plan for and Ask for What You Want on a Daily Basis

July 26 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am

Description: This survivor workshop will focus on strategies to learn what it
takes to be assertive and improve advocating for yourself.

WHEN: Meets on the 4th Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  • 6/28/24 Overview of Communication Styles with a Focus on Skills
    Needed for Self-Advocating
  • 7/26/24 Using Self-Advocacy Strategies to Plan for and Ask for What
    You Want on a Daily Basis (focus on home and local
    community-based skills, medical appointments and


  • All sessions are led by Amy Karas, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS/T. Amy is a neuro SLP
    and certified brain injury specialist with 25+ years’ experience running
    groups with individuals with acquired brain injury and other neurological
  • No cost to participants.
  • You can attend one or all of the sessions.

This education series is supported by the Ed Wilkinson Memorial Fund and the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

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