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Visual Supports and Dementia: Facilitating Interaction and Participation

Course: #6985 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 884 Reviews
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People with dementia experience difficulties with memory, communication, and participation in everyday activities. When these same characteristics are seen in individuals with different diagnoses (e.g., Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, and ALS) professionals are quick to consider the use of visual supports. This course will provide SLPs with both the research base and practical examples for introducing many forms of visual support to their clients with dementia.

Course created on March 12, 2015

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how receptive and expressive visual supports can benefit people with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list three different areas in which visual supports can be developed for people with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two types of visual supports that would benefit specific patients on their caseloads.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Introductions and Overview
10-25 Minutes Research review and background
25-45 Minutes Examples of supports for communication, memory, and participation in daily activities
45-55 Minutes Case Study
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kristin Whitfield was paid an honorarium for this presentation by SpeechPathology.com. She is a previous employee of Dynavox, whose products are among several discussed in this course. Nonfinancial: Kristin has continuing personal relationships with employees at Dynavox and will be using a family member as an example case scenario.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)