Stroke Connection Presents FREE Online Writing Workshop for Survivors

Updated:Jun 26,2013
Join Carol Keegan and other stroke survivors online for this free workshop. Learn to use expressive writing techniques to organize, record and share personal reflections on your recovery. By writing brief essays about how stroke has affected your life, appreciate your survival skills and build confidence in your ability to re-envision your future.

Participant requirements:  
  • Must be a stroke survivor
  • Must be a mimimum of 18 months out from your first stroke
  • Internet access and a capable computer (you will be able to test that your computer is capable prior to the workshop)  
  • Writing is done outside of our meeting time. Expect to be asked to write 2 pages weekly 
  • The workshop is comprised of four one-hour sessions held at the same day/time each week over four weeks
  • No fee

Facilitator Bio
SC Carol KeeganCarol Keegan is a 40-year stroke survivor with a Ph.D. in communication. A newly retired social science researcher, Carol has worked for a variety of nonprofit groups including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the AFL-CIO, AARP and the Epilepsy Foundation. She is a certified facilitator of guided autobiography writing workshops.

Read Carol's story in the Spring 2013 issue of Stroke Connection! Read in ezine | Read on web page

We've recently completed our round of workshops. If you're interested, sign up here to be notified of upcoming workshops as they're scheduled. Yes! I'm interested!

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