JOHN DEAN, MA, CCC-SLP

Dual-Task Training for Movement & Neurological Disorders: Practical Techniques for Rapidly Improving Cognition, Communication & Motor Function

John Dean, MA, CCC, SLP, has been specializing in the treatment of Parkinson’s and related disorders since 2007.  In addition to clinical work, he has been involved in an array of Parkinson’s-related projects ranging from the development of interdisciplinary Parkinson’s rehab networks for a large healthcare company, founding startups that build technologies for people living with Parkinson’s and even a stint as a member of the senior leadership at the Davis Phinney Foundation.



He resides in Lisbon, collaborating with Josefa Domingos to develop exercise activities that combine movement, voice, and cognition, as well as launching a startup that creates technologies to help scale up dual-task training for patients around the world.

 





Speaker Disclosures:



Financial: John Dean maintains a private practice. He is director at Davis Phinney Foundation. Mr. Dean receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.



Non-financial: John Dean is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS).