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Personalized Memory and Communication Supports for People With Dementia (WEB19262)

Presenter(s): Becky Khayum, MS, CCC-SLP
Course Description

This course – which is broken into six 5-minute blocks – guides SLPs through the process of creating personalized visual supports to promote meaningful participation in daily conversations and life activities for individuals living with dementia. Presenter Becky Khayum provides examples of different types of communication, memory, and sequencing aids that can be produced quickly using simple technology. She then walks 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.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • create personalized visual memory and communication aids for clients during treatment sessions
  • educate 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.

Micro Courses

Learning Assessment

Person-Centered Care for People With Dementia

Other Micro Courses in This Series

All four micro courses are part of a course bundle, available through the ASHA Learning Pass subscription or as an a la carte purchase.

Subscribers Ratings
PDH: 0.5
ASHA CEU*: 0.05
Item #(s): WEB19262
Available Through: May 31, 2024