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Clinicians from many disciplines have been challenged to provide appropriate and effective interventions for the diverse behavioral symptoms that define the neurologically degenerative condition, dementia. SLPs have only recently begun to develop assessment and treatment approaches for the cognitive and communication deficits that accompany dementia. This timely volume aims to serve as a reference manual and the starting point for those who want to provide life-enhancing services to persons with dementia, and to inspire the continued generation of quality research to demonstrate the value of cognitive-communication intervention. Students, researchers, and practitioners in all areas of communication sciences and disorders will find this book immensely helpful.This the- ory states that all persons have individual strengths and weaknesses, and that their areas of strength can be identified in the types of activities and the ... Eisner developed a manual of a€œcan-doa€ activities that capitalize on each of the multiple intelligences. ... and Level IIb evidence (well-designed quasi- experimental studies) in support of the use of Montessori activities with persons with dementia.

Author:Michelle S. Bourgeois, Ellen Hickey
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2011-06-23


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