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Activity Steps


The authors describe a study done to explore the impact of communication disorders on family members of people with PD through the lens of third-party disability. Two themes emerged from this research and the authors share their findings to help clinicians address the communication needs of this group.


This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs
(Various Levels, Professional Area).

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the effects of Parkinson's Disease on communication.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

Discuss how PD has changed communication between the person with PD and family members, and how the family attempts to manage frequent communication breakdowns.

Price: $15.00


  • ASHA 0.15 CEU

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Various Levels, Professional Area).

Test Code: TLD1194
Published: Jan/Mar 2019
Expires: 9/30/2021
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Helen Mach; Carolyn Baylor; Rebecca Hunting Pompon; Kathryn Yorkston
Specialties: Communication, Speech