FTD is frequently misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s, depression, Parkinson’s disease, or a psychiatric condition. On average, it currently takes 3.6 years to get an accurate diagnosis.

Partners in FTD Care

AFTD’s Partners in FTD Care is developed by a committee of clinical nurse educators, social workers, and family and professional caregivers, with contributions from outside specialists to promote greater knowledge and understanding of FTD and share best care practices.

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Educational Materials

Video: It Is What It Is

It Is What It Is shows the impact that FTD has on four families. Watch the video here, or order a DVD version, which comes with an information booklet, discussion questions, a special version for trainers, and all of the materials listed above.