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Becky Khayum, MS, CCC-SLP

Becky  Khayum Instructor Bio:
Becky Khayum is a speech-language pathologist and co-founder of MemoryCare Corporation, a company that provides therapy, support, and counseling for individuals with neurodegenerative disease in the Chicago and Indianapolis areas. She specializes in the non-pharmacological treatment of dementia syndromes, with a focus on person-centered care. Khayum also participates in research targeting treatment approaches for Primary Progressive Aphasia and is currently collaborating with the Northwestern Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center on the Communication Bridge Study, an Internet-based speech-language therapy program for individuals with dementia. Khayum holds an MS degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Arizona and a BS degree in communication disorders from Purdue University.

Becky Khayum's Continuing Education Courses

A Team Approach to Person-Centered Care Across Dementia Syndromes

A Team Approach to Person-Centered Care Across Dementia Syndromes

This presentation will describe different neurodegenerative dementia syndromes and their relationship to brain anatomy and underlying neuropathology, including some of the challenges in reaching the correct diagnosis. It will emphasize… Read Morearrow_right

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Person-Centered Cognitive-Communication Treatment: Dementia Syndromes

Person-Centered Cognitive-Communication Treatment: Dementia Syndromes

This presentation will provide a brief overview of different neurodegenerative dementia syndromes, the diagnostic process, and the relationship to underlying neuropathology. Using a team approach to intervention, it will highlight evidence-based… Read Morearrow_right

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Person-Centered Cognitive-Communication Treatment: Case Scenarios

Person-Centered Cognitive-Communication Treatment: Case Scenarios

This presentation will provide a brief overview of different neurodegenerative dementia syndromes, the diagnostic process, and the relationship to underlying neuropathology. Using a team approach to intervention, it will highlight person-centered… Read Morearrow_right

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Primary Progressive Aphasia: A Life Participation Treatment Approach

Primary Progressive Aphasia: A Life Participation Treatment Approach

Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA) is a clinical dementia syndrome with no cure and unique management needs. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) may be unsure of how to approach treatment for those with PPA versus those with stroke-induced… Read Morearrow_right

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