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Podcast – Communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia)

Speech and Language Therapists working to help people with dementia

This week we have a fantastic panel of speech and language therapists, who came to studio to discuss their research around communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia).

This week, we have Dr Lakshini Mendis from the NIHR Office of the National Director for Dementia Research in the chair. Lakshini is joined by Rosemary Townsend, a Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and Chief Executive of Dyscover, Aphasia Support Charity in Leatherhead Surrey. Oliver Sawyer, a Student Speech and Language Therapist, University College London, and finally, regular contributor and blogger for the Dementia Researcher website, Anna Volkmer, who is a NIHR doctoral research fellow and Speech and Language Therapist, also at University College London.

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