Communication in the digital age is less verbal and more like swipe, text, send. Whoops! Did I mean that? We’re connecting faster and more frequently and yet... are we? Forming connections, bonds, and emotional intelligence is not as complicated as it may sound and yet as technology is on the rise, one to one, deeper connectivity is on the decline. But we know a few things: 1) Our well being depends on deep meaningful interactions. 2) "Connectedness" takes time and is a whole body experience. 3) It cannot be programmed. 4) Those with Special Needs, sensory integration challenges and neuro-diversity can become great communicators. Let's take a look at how to improve communication and how we can connect deeply with more meaning and integrity. Our first stop: a multisensory room where connectivity is key and which can help to support individuals with specific communication needs.
dementia and communication
With last month (June) being Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, we at Experia USA strongly believe the productive conversations of the campaign should continue into the rest of the year and beyond. In this post, we’ll provide advice on talking to someone with Alzheimer’s and communicating with dementia patients.