On the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day, the International Foundation for Applied Research on Disability (FIRAH), with the support of CNSA, presents the multimedia space “Disability and Alzheimer’s Disease”.
Transfer of knowledge from research to actors in the field
The aging of people with intellectual disabilities has evolved over the past few years and may be accompanied by the development of degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.
The objective of the “Disability and Alzheimer’s Disease” project is to promote and strengthen the valorization of the results of applied research among actors in this field (persons with disabilities, their families, caregivers, professionals, businesses in this field). Social and solidarity economy, political decision makers …) to allow the evolution of practices, the implementation of services and public policies. It was carried out under clap search » Coordinated by FIRAH and supported by CNSA since 2017 as part of its support for innovation.
“Disability and Alzheimer’s disease” is the result of various research conducted by Muriel Delport, Technical Advisor at CREAI des Hauts-de-France and Research Associate in the CeRIES Laboratory at the University of Lille.
Practical tools for training professionals
It is a multimedia space dedicated to research and contains, in addition to already existing resources (research report, articles, radio programs, tools), many short films. Thus, the project “Disability and Alzheimer’s disease” made it possible to develop:
Information video about Alzheimer’s disease for people with intellectual disabilities,
Practical papers combining Alice’s advice for supporting a person with Alzheimer’s disease.
All of these resources are available atmultimedia space customized for the project.
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