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The following resources provide more information, support, and ways for you to communicate with others living with Parkinson's disease.

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.

ClinicalTrials.gov Use this registry and results database of clinical studies to locate research opportunities in which you might participate.

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 & 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 michaeljfox.org/policy.

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.

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.

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