Eileen Eisner, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist with more than 30 years of experience. She specializes in communication disorders related to Alzheimer’s disease, as well as language-learning disorders in school-age children.
In addition to Engaging and Communicating with People Who Have Dementia, Eisner is the author of Merging Language Intervention with Classroom Practices: A Guide for the Speech-Language Pathologst (1998), and Can Do Activities for Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease: Strength-Based Communication and Programming (2001). She served as both the state and national meetings of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association as well as the Alzheimer’s Association.
A seasoned consultant, Eisner has written professional articles on practical intervention strategies for adults who have neurodegenerative dementias and also provides staff training sessions on the strategies.