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FTD or a Related Dementia

Selected Reading Material

Valuable Sources of Publications and General Information

The National Institute on Aging provides a comprehensive and informative booklet on Frontotemporal Disorders. Click here to view the pdf.

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration is the place to turn for accurate information, compassion and hope when lives are touched by frontotemporal degeneration. FTD, also called frontotemporal dementia or frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), is a disease process that causes a group of brain disorders characterized by changes in behavior and personality, language and/or motor skills, and a deterioration in a person’s ability to function. Click here to read the AFTD "Fast Facts" about FTD.

The ADRC of the University of California, San Francisco specializes in Frontotemporal Dementias and is a very good source of information on FTD.

The book What If It’s Not Alzheimer’s? Edited by Lisa Radin and Gary Radin.  Prometheus Books, 2008 may be a helpful resource.