Annual Aphasia Arts Camp Culminates in a Choir Concert Performance
What: The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions
will host their Annual Summer Aphasia choir concert and art exhibit.
When: 6 p.m. Thursday (June 13)
Where: Quaker Avenue Church of Christ Unity Center, 1701 Quaker Ave.
Background: As part of June’s Aphasia Awareness Month, TTUHSC will spread awareness to the condition with a free concert performed by persons with aphasia. The performance will be the conclusion to the TTUHSC’s Annual Summer Aphasia Arts Program which serves as a creative outlet for individuals diagnosed with aphasia.
For more information about the Summer Aphasia Arts Program, call (806) 743-9050.
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