How Much do Kids Know About Alzheimer’s Disease?The Alzheimer's Site
Kids may know a lot more than we give them credit for. During a “brain workshop” a group of students were asked simple questions such as “what does your brain do?” and “what happens with your brain if something were to go wrong?” Surprisingly these kids were on key as to the effects of a brain diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Watch as this basic conversation on the brain leads to the subject of dementia and how it gives these children a better understanding of Alzheimer’s specifically. Knowledge is power!
See the video below!
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