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The following links provide additional information related to Parkinson's disease and movement disorders. Please see additional resources listed at Conditions We Treat.

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Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders-Related Websites

  • American Parkinson Disease Association Inc.
    This organization raises funds and awareness, and builds centers, staffed by healthcare professionals who provide direct patient and caregiver support.
  • APDA Rehab Resource Center at Boston University
    Access toll-free "helpline" to speak with a licensed physical therapist who can answer questions about exercise, provide information about programs in the caller’s area and provide educational materials.
  • Binter Center for Parkinson's Disease & Movement Disorders
    The University of Vermont Medical Center provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of patients with movement disorders.
  • Brain Support Network
    A nonprofit organization focusing on the four atypical parkinsonism disorders, Lewy body dementia (LBD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), multiple system atrophy (MSA), and corticobasal degeneration (CBD).
  • ClinicalTrials.gov
    Use this registry and results database of clinical studies to locate research opportunities in which you might participate.
  • CurePSP
    Learn more about atypical parkinsonisms such as supranuclear palsy (PSP), multiple system atrophy (MSA) and corticobasal degeneration (CBD), locate support groups, and find other resources.
  • Dance for PD®
    Locate dance and movement programs inspired by the internationally-acclaimed dance classes for people with PD developed by the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group.
  • Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's
    "Our mission is to help people with Parkinson's live well today." Information and resources to improve quality of life for people with PD and caregivers.
  • HealingWell.com
    A website that provides information, resources, and online forums.
  • Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs
    What You Need to Know: This guide from Expertise is designed to help make the federal grants available to seniors, veterans, and disabled people much easier to understand and take advantage of, particularly for remodeling homes for accessibility. It includes many great remodeling ideas for accessibility and safety.
  • Huntington's Disease Society of America
    The premier nonprofit organization dedicated to providing community services, education, advocacy, and research funding in support of those living with Huntington’s disease.
  • International Essential Tremor Foundation
    The mission of the IETF is to provide global educational information, services, and support to children and adults challenged by essential tremor (ET), to their families and health care providers, as well as to promote and fund ET research.
  • Job Accommodation Network
    JAN's Accommodation and Compliance Series is designed to help employers determine effective accommodations and comply with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This specific publication provides information about Parkinson's disease, ADA information, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information.
  • Live Well with Parkinson's
    Learn more about medications, diet and nutrition, swallowing issues, and management of nausea, constipation, weight loss, and protein considerations for those taking levodopa.
  • LSVT Global
    Locate LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG clinicians.
  • Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
    Michael J. Fox's nonprofit foundation to raise funds for Parkinson's disease research.
  • The Movement Disorder Society
    An international professional society of clinicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in Parkinson's disease, related neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, hyperkinetic Movement Disorders, and abnormalities in muscle tone and motor control.
  • National Ataxia Foundation
    An nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons affected by ataxia through support, education, and research.
  • National Parkinson Foundation
    One of the largest and oldest national Parkinson's disease foundations that supports Parkinson-related research, patient care, education, training, and outreach.
  • Northwest Parkinson's Foundation
    This nonprofit organization aims to optimize the quality of life of the Parkinson's community in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, but its website content and Weekly Parkinson's eNews are excellent and relevant to all.
  • Nutrition U Can Live With
    Maintained by retired Parkinson's disease nutrition specialist Kathrynne Holden, MS, RD, this web site offers "tips, topics, recipes, and more" on nutrition-related concerns of those living with Parkinson's. Ms. Holden also responds to questions and comments that you post.
  • Our Parkinson's Place
    A blog by Margaret Swope, who copies news articles about Parkinson's disease, dementia, the brain and Parkinson's with dystonia, and announcements for events and fundraising for PD research.
  • Parkinson's Action Network (PAN) The Parkinson's Action Network (PAN) is no longer in operation. Key PAN staff and programs have transitioned to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), and content from the PAN website now lives on the website of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
  • Parkinson's Comfort Project
    Providing handmade quilts to people with Parkinson's disease.
  • Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Inc.
    This group is a leading national foundation in Parkinson's disease research, education, and public advocacy.
  • The Parkinson Alliance
    This organization hosts the Parkinson's Unity Walk in New York City each spring.
  • Parkinson Voice Project
    A nonprofit whose mission is to preserve the voices of individuals with Parkinson’s and related neurological disorders through intensive speech therapy, follow-up support, research, education, and community awareness. Watch lectures videotaped at their Parkinson's Education Center in Richardson, TX.
  • PD Gladiators
    This nonprofit group is dedicated to combating Parkinson's disease with vigorous exercise. The website includes an exercise survey and information on PD exercise research.
  • Rock Steady Boxing
    Locate non-contact boxing-inspired classes that help people with PD enhance quality of life and build strength, flexibility, speed and balance.
  • The Tourette Association of America
    The premier national non-profit organization dedicated helping those affected by Tourette and Tic Disorders by raising public awareness; fostering social acceptance; advancing scientific understanding, treatment options and care; and providing education, advocacy and community support.
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