Communication Tips for Zoom TAPRoots Meetings:

PWA = Person (or people) With Aphasia

Non-PWA:

  1. Engage all of the PWA

  2. Focus your comments and responses to the PWA

  3. Silence is good

  4. Slow pace is good

  5. One question at a time

  6. No steadfast agenda, go where the conversation takes us

 PWA:

  1. Share your communication goal

  2. Share what supports help you

  3. Know your fellow group member’s goals

  4. Hold each other accountable (thumbs-up 👍 or thumbs-down 👎 )

  5. Don’t let somebody misunderstand you

  6. Celebrate all successful communication

What to have at the start of each group:     

* paper    * black marker    * personal communication aids     * anything you want to share with the group

What's Happening: 7/15/20

1) NEWS:

* TAP Weekly Newsletter 

http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=963650&f=36083&s=39608&m=1055639&t=d735f0d36bee6e14554090bfe3c634174063d8320acbb915612a74b6dcca83ce

* TAPRoots Group Members Updates 

           ** include what your communication goal is for today **

2) HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW:

* JERRY

pictures from HSFC Garden 

(can see on Instagram feed on TAPRootsBlog website home page, scroll past date for next meeting)

 

*RIEPPE

picture of watermelon

(can see on Instagram feed on TAPRootsBlog website home page, scroll past date for next meeting)

3) SHARING WHAT WE DO:

NOTHING TO SHARE THIS WEEK

4) VIDEO VIEWING: 

NOT WATCHING VIDEO THIS WEEK

5) "GROWING" FORWARD:

* Discussion Activity: check these out before the group if you can

           1) Fun Tomato Facts from Jerry

           

 

 

         2) Online Tomato Quiz

 

 

 

 

* On-line/Virtual Activities: Activities we all do together live on our Zoom call

           Tomato Tasting!!

Have your tomatoes and the supplies (or helper) to cut them.  Print off the "Notes for Tasting Tomatoes" and "List of Words to Describe Tomatoes".

 

 

* Independent Home Activities: Activities that are introduced during group that you can do at home

           Starting seeds for HSFC Fall Garden... if you would like to participate someone will deliver the supplies to you!

Fall plants needed by HSFC from TAPRoots.....

80 Broccoli

40 Brussel Sprouts

80 Cabbage

100 Spinach

80 Collards

6) SCATTERGORIES:  with 2 categories (best played with 4+ TAP clients)

https://swellgarfo.com/scattergories/ 

          category ideas: Flower, Vegetable, Color in Garden, Garden Tool