Understanding childhood dementia

These information resources on childhood dementia were created for health and care professionals. They’re designed to give you an understanding of childhood dementia.

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Childhood dementia fact sheet

This fact sheet gives an overview of key statistics on childhood including prevalence and incidence.

Presentation: an introduction to childhood dementia

This PowerPoint presentation was developed so that you can help build broader awareness and understanding of childhood dementia. It gives an overview of childhood dementia including prevalence, incidence, symptoms and mortality. 

Facilitator's guide

This Facilitator's Guide accompanies the presentation 'An Introduction to Childhood Dementia'. It is intended to assist the facilitator to present an information session of 30 minutes to 60 minutes in length, depending on the depth of discussion and level of interaction of participants. 

Three-minute introduction to childhood dementia

This introductory information video explains the causes, symptoms, impacts, and prevalence of childhood dementia.

Presentation: An introduction to childhood dementia

This presentation covers facts, symptoms and living with childhood dementia and is presented by Head of Programs, Gail Hilton.

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Childhood Dementia Initiative developed these resources with funding from the Australian Government. Please let us know what you think about the 3-minute animated introduction to childhood dementia and the fact sheet.

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JOIN US: Information sessions rolling out nationally

Childhood Dementia Initiative is rolling out a series of free information sessions across Australia. The sessions are ideal for health and social care workers, carers and policymakers who would like a broad understanding of the causes, symptoms and impacts of childhood dementia. Find out when a session is coming to you. 

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