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FREE Webinar: Understanding Behavioral Changes in Adults with IDD and Dementia

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: FREE Webinar
Description: Date: Wednesday, December 11th at 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Presenters: Kathryn Pears – Founder and CEO of Dementia Care Strategies, and Dr. Kathleen Bishop – PI for the Program on Aging and IDD at Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center

This webinar will dive into the behavioral aspects of dementia in persons with IDD. Dr. Kathie Bishop and Ms. Kathleen Pears will team up to go into detail regarding symptoms and behaviors associated with dementia in this population, and how sensory challenges can often be misinterpreted and associated with dementia. Environmental factors that can contribute to certain behaviors will be introduced as well as changes that you can make in an individual’s environment that will help to reduce specific attributes as well.