In this Dementia Alliance International “Meeting Of The Minds” Webinar, Professor Brandão talks about her journey as a Speech-Language Therapist in becoming a clown facilitator for promoting communication and wellbeing.
She tells the story of the clowning group of older adults living with aphasia with whom she works with in Brazil.
Professor Brandão’s presentation explains the value of nonverbal communication. Additionally, she outlined the key elements that made her choose active clowning as a medium to promote the experience and expression of communicative empowerment. Finally, Lenisa provides an overview of her professional plans in working with clowning and older adults who live with aphasia and/or dementia.
Thank you Lenisa for such an inspiring and informative Webinar.
Dementia Alliance International (DAI is a non-profit group of people with dementia from around the world seeking to represent, support, and educate others living with the disease that it is possible to live more positilvey than advised with dementia. It is an organization that promotes a unified voice of strength, advocacy and support in the fight for individual autonomy, improved quality of life, and for the human and legal rights of all with dementia and their families.
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