Teepa Snow is an enlightening, witty, and entertaining speaker, who is much sought after to present to agencies and organizations across the U.S and Canada. As an advocate for those living with dementia and their families, she is a leading educator. Her philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, available medical research, and first hand caregiving interactions. Her 30+ years of experience as a Registered Occupational Therapist, has led her to develop care techniques and training models that now are used by families and professionals working or living with dementia or other brain changes throughout the world. She is a graduate of Duke University, with a MS degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Teepa has worked as an OT director in a head injury facility, a clinical specialist in geriatrics for a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and a therapist and restorative care coordinator for long term care facilities. She has served in leadership and advisory positions in organizations at both state and national levels, including the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, AOTA, and NBCOT. She is also an active member of the US Dementia Action Alliance.