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Which methods and tools can improve communication skills in patients with huntington's disease?

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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Huntington's Disease: Huntington patients lose the ability to communicate before the lose understanding. Alternative forms of communication are available on card, on computers and the ipad. The patient point to letters symbols, or pictures to make their needs or wants known. These are often free or low cost and available online at numerous web pages. Look under symbol and picture communication.
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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 60 years experience
Medications: The involuntary movements of the disease (the chorea) are the only symptoms that can be helped with medications.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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