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: 6/24/20

1) NEWS:

NO GROUP NEXT WEEK; we will meet again on Wednesday July 8th

* TAP Weekly Newsletter 

http://www.icontact-archive.com/archive?c=963650&f=36083&s=39608&m=1054280&t=d735f0d36bee6e14554090bfe3c634174063d8320acbb915612a74b6dcca83ce 

* TAPRoots Group Members Updates 

            include what your communication goal is for today

2) SCATTERGORIES:  with 2 categories

https://swellgarfo.com/scattergories/ 

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

3) HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW:

 

* Special question for today's group: 

“What is your favorite type of gardening and plants and why?”

* JERRY

1. See Instagram feed (horizontal line on home page under "next session" announcement

* LYNN B

1. Will share her screen with photos during group

5) VIDEO VIEWING: we will watch this together on the Zoom call (feel free to watch it before group and write a review to use during the discussion...there is a form below in "Review and Discussion" section)

* Video:

     * Video for this week

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqkpifoEUfc&feature=youtu.be

   

* Review and Discussion:

PRINTABLE COPY OF REVIEW FORM: 

* Special Video for Today: https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/0000015d-6135-d1cb-a7fd-e5fd310e0000

6) "GROWING" FORWARD:

* Discussion Activity: Planting Our Intentions for Wellness -ROOTS

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

(things likely needed to do these are.....supplies collected before group, possible support person during activity, possible prep before group)

            ideas: tomato tasting, self-watering soda bottle, worm bin,

            *This weeks activity: (if this is blank we don't have one yet)

                  link for supply list...

                  link for written/pictures of instructions...

                  link for a video of the activity (feel free to watch before this weeks group to become familiar with it)...

 

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

             ideas: Plant Tags, 

      *Activity to introduce this week: (if this is blank we don't have one yet....)

 

NO GROUP NEXT WEEK; we will meet again on Wednesday July 8th