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TEDxByronBay - Mandy Nolan - Stand Up For Dementia

Mandy Nolan has performed as a stand-up comedian for 18 years. In a different presentation for Mandy, she reveals how she's been using her stand up comedy techniques to help dementia patients enjoy life again.Her humour is sharp, honest, sometimes self-depreciating, somewhat outrageous, but never cruel or pretentious. Frequently irreverent, it speaks to a diverse audience with no set demographic, no gender, race or religion, occupation or tribe. It even crosses state borders and mediums (Mandy also writes and paints).Mandy's style is universally appreciated because it reflects so poignantly, the human condition and the absurdity of our world. In short, Mandy Nolan is a truly talented professional with a class act. Oh, and she's excruciatingly funny.TEDx = independently organized event.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized
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