TITLE: Music Therapy for Alzheimer's & Post-Traumatic Stress
SPEAKER: Dr. Alicia Clair
EVENT DATE: 11/06/2010
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 84 minutes
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Alicia Clair discusses music therapy and their affect on patients with Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress syndrome.
Speaker Biography: Alicia Ann Clair, professor and director of music education and music therapy at the University of Kansas. Dr. Clair is also a Research Associate in Gerontology at KU. A music therapy practitioner for many years, Dr. Clair has specialized in music therapy practice with persons who have diagnoses of Alzheimer's Disease or related dementias and their professional and family caregivers since 1988, and with persons who are well, older adults, and older adults with disabilities since 1975.
SERIES: Music and the Brain