CLINICAL TOPICS

Dementia

Overview

Incidence and Prevalence

Signs and Symptoms

Causes

Roles and Responsibilities

Assessment

Treatment

Resources

ASHA Resources

Ardila, A., & Ramos, E. (2010). Bilingualism and aging. Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations, 17(3), 74-81. doi:10.1044/cds17.3.74.

Common Classifications of Dementia

Consumer Information:  Dementia

Cultural Competence Practice Portal Page

End of Life Resources and References

Patient Education Materials: Audiology Information Series

Riquelme, L. F. (2004, April 13). Cultural competence in dysphagia. The ASHA Leader.

SIG 2's Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorder

SIG 13's Perspectives on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

SIG 15's Perspectives on Gerontology

Organizations and Related Content

Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter: Communicating

Alzheimer's Association

 Alzheimer's Foundation of America

American Federal for Aging Research (AFAR)

Dementia Research Center

Dementia.com

Gerontological Society of America

Harris Communications: Assistive Products for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

HITEC: Assistive Products for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Medline Plus: Dementia

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Institute on Aging:  Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center

Remember me? A guide to Alzheimer's disease and hearing loss

Weitbrecht Communications: Solutions for people with hearing loss

References

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