Personalized Memory and Communication Supports for People With Dementia
This course – which is broken into six 5-minute blocks –
will guide SLPs through the process of creating personalized visual supports to
promote meaningful participation in daily conversations and life activities for
individuals living with dementia. The presenter will provide examples of
different types of communication, memory, and sequencing aids that can be
produced quickly using simple technology. Then she will walk you through a
step-by-step template for creating these types of supports for your own clients
with dementia, including giving you time to practice and reflect.
You will be able to:
personalized visual memory and communication aids for clients during treatment
and train family members and/or care providers on how to appropriately cue use
of visual memory and communication aids
What is a micro course?
Designed to fit your busy schedule, micro courses are 30-minute courses that are broken into six 5-minute blocks, two of which are speaker-led and four of which guide you through practicing a new strategy with a client on your current caseload.