SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 17, No. 3, September 2012
This issue of Perspectives on Gerontology focuses on issues regarding treatment delivery for older adults. Articles address caregiver training for individuals with dementia, implementing the iPad into treatment sessions with older adults, telepractice as a delivery method for the assessment and treatment of communication disorders in older adults, and interdisciplinary treatment outcomes for this population.
You will be able to:
- identify two strategies that trained caregivers perceive as being especially helpful to use when communicating with individuals with dementia
- list at least three apps to use when treating adults with communication disorders
- explain the benefits of telepractice for both the assessment and treatment of communication disorders in older adults
- describe how therapists could utilize interdisciplinary treatment approaches when working with older adults
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