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Speech Therapy Professional Development

Dementia in a Nutshell: Background Behavior Management, and Communication Strategies - Amanda Stead, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

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Overview / Abstract:

Many people are unacquainted of the benefits of speech therapy for people grappling with Alzheimers disease.Communication function is always affected when an individual has AD. Speech therapists have a primary role in screening, assessment and treatment, but they can also play a critical role in caregiving training and family counseling. This course will equip practitioners with a basic understanding of AD and dementia. This course will also teach strategies to manage behavioral symptoms, increase communicative effectiveness, and improve family interactions.


Dec 31, 2027


Occupational Therapy CE, Speech Language Pathology CE


Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours

3 hours



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Amanda Stead, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Video Continuing Education LLC

Keywords / Search Terms

Speech Therapy, ASHA CEU, Speech Pathology, AOTA, Occupational Therapy, Alzheimers disease, dementia,

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