Michelle Bourgeois, PhD, CCC-SLP and Ellen Hickey, PhD, CCC-SLPSpeech-Language Pathology
Innovative Interventions for People With Cognitive-Communication Challenges
Intermediate: This presentation will describe evidence-based assessments and interventions for people with communication challenges from mild cognitive impairment, dementia, primary progressive aphasia or aphasia. Examples include spaced-retrieval training, graphic and written cues, Montessori programming and Life Participation Approach to Aphasia programming. It will also discuss life participation outcomes that are desirable and intervention goals that are appropriate for clients in community and residential care settings.
Age groups: Adult, Geriatric