Practical Memory and Communication Aids for Adults With Dementia
This practical resource will teach readers how to use graphic cuing systems to help people with memory impairments function more independently and effectively. Based on years of research, these visual and written aids function as memory supports, improving communication and quality of life for adults with dementia and related memory impairments.
The book includes simple instructions for creating a wide variety of graphic cuing systems, with innumerable examples of useful content and format. Additional tools include forms and templates to photocopy, a list of sources for materials, and instructions and patterns for creating portable, wearable memory aids. Memory Books and Other Graphic Cuing Systems is an essential resource for speech-language pathologists, OT’s and PT’s, activity directors, direct care staff, and family members interacting with adults with memory impairments.