Living with motor neurone disease (MND): supporting speech, communication and swallowing
5 June 2018
This webinar featured chair, Claire Moser, Policy Adviser at the RCSLT, and presenters:
Steven Bloch, Senior Lecturer in Communication Disorders, University College London
Jennifer Bedford, Head of Partnerships, Motor Neurone Disease Association
This recording will be of interest to you if you:
- are living with the condition or know who someone who is;
- are a speech and language therapist, or other health and care professional, who works with people living with motor neurone disease;
- would like information on how people living with motor neurone disease can be supported to speak, communicate and swallow safely.
This webinar with the Motor Neurone Disease Association highlights:
- The impact of motor neurone disease on speech, communication, and swallowing.
- How speech and language therapy supports people living with motor neurone disease.
- How the Motor Neurone Disease Association supports people living with motor neurone disease and professionals working with them.
Learning aims:- After this webinar, participants will be familiar with:
- How speech, communication and swallowing are affected by motor neurone disease
- How speech and language therapy can support people living with motor neurone disease.
- The Motor Neurone Disease Association and the support it offers professionals and people living with motor neurone disease.
- The support the RCSLT offers its members, including its relevant networks.