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Following are a few key references.  For a comprehensive list of references please download the PDF.

Camp, Cameron J., Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska & Capezuti, Elizabeth A. Mental Health Services in Nursing Homes: Use of Nonpharmacologic Interventions Among Nursing Home Residents With Dementia. *Psychiatr Serv 2002* 53:1397-1404

Jarrott, S. E., Gozali, T., & Gigliotti, C. M. (2008). Montessori programming for persons with dementia in the group setting: An analysis of engagement and affect.* Dementia, 7*(1), 109-125. doi:10.1177/1471301207085370

Orsulic-Jeras, S., Schneider, N. M., Camp, C. J., Nicholson, P., & Helbig, M. (2001). Montessori-based dementia activities in long-term care: Training and implementation.  Activities, Adaptation, and Aging, 25, 107-120.

Orsulic-Jeras, S., Judge, K. S., & Camp, C. J. (2000). Montessori-based activities for long-term care residents with advanced dementia: Effects on engagement and affect. *The Gerontologist*, 40, 107-111.

Rose, M. S., Camp, C. J., Skrajner, M. J., & Gorzelle, G. J. (2003). Enhancing the quality of nursing home visits with Montessori-based activities.  Activities Directors’ Quarterly, 3, 4-10.

Vance, D. & Johns, R. (2002). Montessori Improved Cognitive Domains in Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease. *Physical Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics*, 20(3/4), 19-36.

Judge, K. S., Camp. C. J, & Orsulic-Jeras, S. (2000). Use of Montessori-based activities for clients with dementia in adult day care: Effects on engagement.  American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 15, 42-46.

Dawson, P, Wells, D., Kline, K., (1993) *Enhancing the Abilities of Persons with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias:  A Nursing Perspective*:  New York:Springer Publishing Co.

Brush, J.A. & Camp, C. J. (1999).  Effective interventions for persons with dementia: Using spaced retrieval and Montessori techniques.

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