Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a neurological medical condition that causes difficulty and loss of speech and language skills, which progressively worsens over time. We will look at the subtypes of PPA, its relationship to Alzheimer’s disease and Frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and the causes, diagnosis, and treatments for this condition. Resources will be provided for where to get support for communication disorders, such as PPA.

At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the symptoms of primary progressive aphasia.
  2. Identify the steps for diagnosing and treating primary progressive aphasia.
  3. Discuss resources and supports for individuals and families affected by primary progressive aphasia.

One (1) CE Credit Hour Offered: RCFE, NHAP, CAMFT/BBS & BRN
Fee: None

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