Podcast – Communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia)
Speech and Language Therapy delivering research for people with dementia
For many years people with dementia have been prescribed anti-psychotic drugs to manage challenging behaviours and agitation. Even today the reliance on this medication is too high, however, attitudes have changed, and over the past 5 years or more there had been a drive to reduce the use of these medications. However, that left the…
Professor Carla Shatz’s research aims to understand how early developing brain circuits are transformed into adult connections during critical periods of development. This talk given by Professor Shatz for the UK Dementia Research Institute on the 6th September at UCL.