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Speech Therapy in Dementia Care

Jeanne Gallée, PhD, CCC-SLP

University of Washington

Department of Medicine

Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

Identify features of speech, language, and communication

Define the functional impact of progressive change to speech, language, and communication

Describe differential approaches to speech therapy for people living with dementia

[From the Spring 2023 Dementia Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]