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NeuroMatters: The Brink of Alzheimer’s

NeuroMatters: The Brink of Alzheimer’s

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June 24th 2014:Fronto-Temporal Dementia

Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD) has a number of different manifestations and presents unique challenges for diagnosis, management, and caregiver support. This program will review the clinical characteristics of FTD and the role that the Association for FTD plays in public education and support. Additionally, an individual with FTD will discuss what his experience has been, and his wife/caregiver will discuss her experiences.

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Susan Dickinson

Susan Dickinson, M.S., CGC, joined AFTD as Executive Director in February 2008. During her tenure the organization has tripled in size, with a current staff of 9 and budget approaching $1.5 million. Key accomplishments include leading AFTD in its first strategic plan, enhancing governance practices and Board recruitment, expanding services to meet the needs of FTD families, and investment in specific strategies to advance FTD drug development. Susan is a certified genetic counselor with more than 25 years of experience facilitating communications among lay, scientific and medical communities. She holds a MS in genetic counseling from Arcadia University and a BA in biology and psychology fr
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