In this episode, physiotherapist Josefa Domingos MSc and PhD Candidate and speech language pathologist John Dean MA CCC-SLP discuss dual task training for Parkinsons and how you can implement dual task training to address cognitive domains: attention, executive function, working memory and visual spatial. They discuss the programs they developed both in person and online, including the Lisbon Falls Trampoline Training program.
Physiotherapist Josefa Domingos MSc and PhD Candidate and speech language pathologist John Dean MA CCC-SLP are clinicians specializing in Parkinson’s and related disorders. Since 2011, the duo has been collaborating on their approach to Dual Task Exercise for Parkinson’s, combining movement, voice, and cognition, with multiple publications on their approach, training programs for clinicians in the EU and the US, and countless hours of classes and clinical work, both online and in-person. Currently, they can be found online with the Inova Parkinson and Movement Disorders Center, The Parkinson’s Foundation of Western Pennsylvania and the Parkinson Association of the Rockies, among others. They also volunteer with a number of US and international organizations, including the International Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Society, the World Parkinson’s Coalition, The Davis Phinney Foundation, and Parkinson’s Europe.
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