Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Rajesh Pahwa, MD
Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology
Chief, Parkinson and Movement Disorder Division
Director, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence
University of Kansas Medical Center
For more insights on this topic, listen to our podcast episode “Pharmacy Challenges with PD."
This article summarizes the 2018 Caregiver Summit | Cumbre Para Cuidadores presentation “Building Stronger Caregiving Partnerships Through Better Communication” by Angela Roberts, PhD, from Northwestern University.
Conversations are more than just the conveying of information. They are key to creating and maintaining relationships. They instill a sense of self and are critical as we establish and express our own self-identity.
Angela Roberts-South, M.A., C.C.C.-S.L.P., C.A.S.L.P.O. (Reg.), Ph.D. Candidate
- To understand the complex dynamics of communication in Parkinson's disease.
- To review evidenced-based therapies for improving speech and voice changes in Parkinson's disease.
- To explore novel approaches for managing communication challenges at all stages of living with Parkinson's disease.