Event Date: Mar 27, 2012
Challenges associated with diagnosing frontotemporal dementia.
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This event took place on March 27th, 2012. Click on the link below to watch a recording of this webinar: Frontotemporal Dementia: Facing the Challenges for Patients, Family Members, and Clinicians
The first half of this presentation will briefly describe some of the challenges associated with diagnosing frontotemporal dementia (FTD), with a focus on the contributions of neuropsychological assessment and interprofessional team collaboration. The second half of the presentation will describe a unique telehealth-delivered support group for spouses of individuals diagnosed with FTD and other atypical dementia, and the lessons learned from our caregiver participants about family member needs and the essential ingredients of therapeutic group interventions.