Talkback Groups & Special Groups

Aphasia SA has established several support and conversation groups across SA and ACT called Talkback Groups. Talkback Groups allow people with aphasia to meet, socialise together and practice communicating with others who understand. Talkback groups are facilitated by trained volunteers who can assist the conversation to flow with effective communication strategies.

They are also a good way for relatives and friends to meet.

People with little or no speech can enjoy Talkback Groups.

Talkback Groups are a low cost activity.

More information on each group is below.

Hendon

Location: Acacia Court

Address: 81 Tapleys Hill Road, Hendon, SA, 5014

When: Fridays 9:30-11:30

Contact: Bev Dodd on 82431844

Hove

Location: Alwyndor

Address: 52 Dunrobin Road, Hove, SA, 5048

When: Tuesdays 10:00-11:30

Contact: Coralie Hayley on 81773200

Flinders Medical Centre

Location: Level 3 Rehabilitation and Palliative Care Building

Address: Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA, 5042

When: Tuesdays 10:00-11:30

Contact: Amanda Crockett-Naini on 84042642

Morphett Vale

Location: ECH

Address: 126 Pimpala Road, Morphett Vale, SA, 5162

When: Thursdays 9:45-11:00

Contact: Coralie Hayley on 1300275324

Whyalla

Location: Whyalla Hospital Ground Level Rehabilitation Kitchen

Address: 20 Wood Terrace, Whyalla SA, 5600

When: Mondays and Tuesdays 10:00-11:00

Contact: Marquessa Norman on 86488327

Walkerville

Location: ECH College Grove

Address: 18 North East Road, Walkerville, SA, 5081

When: Thursdays 10:30-11:45

Contact: Clare McDonald-Stuart on cmstuart@ech.asn.au

ACT

Location: Village Creek Health Centre

Address: 37 Kingsmill Street, Kambah, ACT, 2902

When: Mondays 10:00-11:30

Contact: Jenni Blumenthal at talkbackact@gmail.com

Computer Club

Location: Burnside Library

When: TBC

Contact: Bev Dodd on 82431844

About: Improve your computer literacy with aphasia-friendly lesson plans. Student Speech Pathologists guide participants through Word processing, Internet navigation, and special interest topics. Stay back for a coffee at The Village Green following the session.

Marden Coffee Club

Location: Marden Coffee Lounge

Address: 9 Marden Rd, Marden, SA, 5070

When: Tuesdays 11:00

Contact: Bev on 0427622132 (evenings only)

About: Coffee Club is a social catch up for people with aphasia to meet together

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