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Articles on posterior cortical atrophy (PCA)

  • Dementia the ‘jokester’ (PDF) – The Alzheimer’s Society talk to Terry Pratchett and Graham Doggett about living with PCA.
  • Living with dementia (PDF)– Terry Pratchett tells the ACNR (Advances in Clinical Neurosciene & Rehabilitation) journal about his personal experience of PCA.
  • Dementia and sight loss – An article about the Alzheimer’s Society’s work on the issues involved in vision and dementia (Living with Dementia, August 2010 pages 16-17).
  • Be kind to yourself – An Alzheimer’s Society article about caring for someone with Posterior Cortical Atrophy (Living with Dementia, December 2010 pages 12-13).
  • Facing up to PCA – An Alzheimer’s Society article about receiving a diagnosis of PCA (Living with Dementia, December 2012 pages 8-9).
  • “A Lot Of People Don’t Believe I Have Alzheimer’s” (PDF) – Liz Cunningham talks to Woman’s Weekly about her experiences with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (Woman’s Weekly, November 2014 pages 10-11). Liz was also interviewed by the BBC.


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Radio Programmes

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Videos about PCA


Terry Pratchett talks to other people with PCA

A couple affected by PCA discuss their experiences

A man with PCA discusses his experiences – Part 1

A man with PCA discusses his experiences – Part 2