Montessori For Dementia and Other Conditions
1.5 CPDs, Run Time: 32:34
This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of how the Montessori method can be used to work with elderly adults and people with Dementia symptoms. By the end of the course, participants will have an introduction to Dementia: symptoms, dementia care, environments and how to adapt the Montessori method when working with seniors.
Veronica Ricci is passionate about the Montessori Method. As an Infant/Toddler teacher, she loves observing and providing children with the environment they need to learn and grow. After using her Montessori materials to help her mother, Veronica founded Montesenior and the Montesenior Academy. Montesenior offers classes to elderly adults and people with dementia to help prevent or ease their symptoms by using Montessori materials and activities. Montesenior Academy offers training to Montessori teachers in how to modify the Montessori Method to work with seniors. In addition to her work, Veronica is a Grant Liaison with the Montessori Global Growth Fund, where she helps people around the world get grants to open Montessori schools, teacher training and Montessori materials. She is also the proud mom of a unique and kind 6 year old who attends lower elementary in a Montessori school.