Staging and Treatment Frameworks for Dementia Management The purpose of this article is to introduce the 2016 SIG 15 Perspectives series that will focus on issues pertinent to the different stages of dementia. This article will provide current statistics on prevalence, incidence, types, and classifications of dementia. It will also discuss various methods for staging the cognitive-communicative ... Article
Article  |   March 31, 2016
Staging and Treatment Frameworks for Dementia Management
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Mary Beth Mason-Baughman
    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
  • Skye Raupp
    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
  • Kristin Corman
    Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
  • Disclosures: Financial: Mary Beth Mason-Baughman, Skye Raupp, and Kristin Corman have no financial interests to disclose.
    Disclosures: Financial: Mary Beth Mason-Baughman, Skye Raupp, and Kristin Corman have no financial interests to disclose.×
  • Nonfinancial: Mary Beth Mason-Baughman presented some aspects of this article as a 2-hour seminar at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in 2012. Skye Raupp and Kristin Corman have no nonfinancial interests to disclose.
    Nonfinancial: Mary Beth Mason-Baughman presented some aspects of this article as a 2-hour seminar at the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention in 2012. Skye Raupp and Kristin Corman have no nonfinancial interests to disclose.×
Article Information
Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Part 1
Article   |   March 31, 2016
Staging and Treatment Frameworks for Dementia Management
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, March 2016, Vol. 1, 53-62. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG15.53
History: Received November 2, 2015 , Revised February 22, 2016 , Accepted February 22, 2016
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, March 2016, Vol. 1, 53-62. doi:10.1044/persp1.SIG15.53
History: Received November 2, 2015; Revised February 22, 2016; Accepted February 22, 2016

The purpose of this article is to introduce the 2016 SIG 15 Perspectives series that will focus on issues pertinent to the different stages of dementia. This article will provide current statistics on prevalence, incidence, types, and classifications of dementia. It will also discuss various methods for staging the cognitive-communicative deficits associated with dementia progression and appropriate treatment approaches for each stage.

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