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This poster will provide an overview regarding the characteristics and prevalence of cognitive-communication disorders, specifically in terms of dementia. Discussion of cognitive, functional, and affective difficulties among those with dementia will occur. The session will give a description of creative arts therapy, with inclusion of the forms and purpose. The utilization and efficacy of creative arts therapy among those with dementia will be examined. Discussion of the impact of creative arts therapy regarding quality of life (QOL) and its affect on skilled services for dementia patients will occur.
College of Education and Allied Health
Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Communication Sciences and Disorders | Speech and Hearing Science | Speech Pathology and Audiology
Master of Science (MS)
Fontbonne University Archives
St. Louis, MO
Dementia, Multimodal Therapy, Group Therapy, Speech Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy
Cadieux, Julianne, "Creative Arts Therapy for Individuals with Cognitive-Communication Disorders" (2022). 2022 Speech-Language Pathology Posters. 11.
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