|Name||Fronto-temporal Dementia (FTD)|
|Related to/Also known as||includes:
Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia (including Pick's Disease)
Primary Progressive Aphasia
|Symptoms of Fronto-temporal Dementia
Fronto-temporal dementias include Pick's Disease. These dementias commonly affect people of working age.
The disease is difficult to diagnose because the sufferer is younger than expected, and displays different symptoms. Diagnosis takes up to three years.
|Useful national contacts||Frontotemporal Dementia Support Group
Telephone: Jill Walton 07592 540555
|Children & young people||
Explaining dementia to children and young people (Alzheimer's Society)
Resources for Children and Young People (Dementia UK)
|News and events|
Frontotemporal dementia - Diagnosis (NHS Choices)
Alcohol and the brain (Alcohol Concern)
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Fronto-temporarl Dementia and on a wide range of disability-related issues.