Living with motor neurone disease (MND): supporting speech, communication and swallowing

Living with motor neurone disease (MND): supporting speech, communication and swallowing

5 June 2018

1.00 – 1.45

 

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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

 

Aims and objectives

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

 

 

 





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