Question by  IsquirtbutitfeelslikeIampeeing (28)

Will speech therapy flash cards help with dementia?

I would like to use flash cards for dementia.


Answer by  Joy91 (35)

Flash cards should help with dementia because it restores short term memory to the parts of the brain that may have lost it due to deterioration. The constant repetition of familiar objects with speech patterns recreate synaptic patterns to the part of the brain that need refreshing. Dementia patients benefit from one on one therapy in any case.


Answer by  simonbirch20 (37)

Yes! That is a very good idea. Repitition of using these flash cards can only help with dementia. Although it can be frustrating, keep with it!


Answer by  Taran (716)

A flashcard is used as a learning aid. One question on card and answer overleaf. It can bear subject ang learned via question and answer. learning way of spaced repetition.


Answer by  angiem1981 (1059)

Persons with dementia may not show vast improvement, but continuous and routine activities such as these flash cards may help momentarily ease the symptoms. What also helps is keeping rooms well lit and keeping things familiar when possible.

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