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Parkinson's Disease-Related Web Links
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- American Parkinson
Disease Association (APDA):
APDA focuses its energies on research, patient support, education and raising
public awareness of the disease.
A nonprofit organization committed to dystonia through balanced programs of
patient care initiatives, awareness, collaboration and education.
- Dystonia Medical Research
The mission of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is to advance research
for more treatments and ultimately a cure; to promote awareness and education;
and to support the needs and well-being of affected individuals and families.
- International Essential
Tremor Foundation (IEFT):
IETF was created to provide information, services and support to individuals
and families affected by essential tremor (ET).
- International RadioSurgery Association:
IRSA is dedicated to providing educational information on stereotactic radiosurgery
to governments, regulatory agencies, insurers and referring physicians.
- International Rett Syndrome
The mission of the IRSA is to support and encourage research to determine
the cause, treatment and cure for Rett syndrome, to increase public awareness
of Rett syndrome, and to provide informational and emotional support to families
of children with Rett syndrome.
- Michael J. Fox Foundation
for Parkinson's Research:
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research is dedicated to ensuring
the development of a cure for Parkinson's disease within this decade through
an aggressively funded research agenda.
- National Parkinson Foundation
The NPF is the largest organization serving persons affected by Parkinson
disease throughout the world.
- National Spasmodic Torticollis
The NSTA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and
support to ST patients, educating the public and medical community about ST,
advocating for the rights of those with ST and promoting research on ST.
- Parkinson's Action Network
Through education and interaction with the Parkinson's community, scientists,
policy and opinion leaders, and the public at large, PAN advocates for increased
and accelerated investment of public resources to ease the burden and bring
a cure to the million Americans who suffer from Parkinson's.
- Parkinson's Disease Foundation:
The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is a national nonprofit organization
devoted to education, advocacy, and the funding of research.
- Parkinson's Hope:
A variety of information and resources to help you learn more about Parkinson's
disease and how to manage its symptoms.
- Parkinson Society Canada:
Parkinson Society Canada is a not for profit, national charitable organization.
The Society raises money through corporate sponsorships, public donations,
and planned gifts.
- Spasmodic Torticollis
Help people with dystonia become improved human beings; provide them with
hope for the future; and help them re-adapt into society.
- Tardive Dyskinesia Center:
Provides educational information on tardive dyskinesia, a movement disorder
caused by the medication Reglan. The symptoms of Tardive Dyskinesia mimic
those of Parkinson's disease and continue even after the drug is no longer used.
This website features the most up-to-date information on TD, its causes and
all known treatment options.
- Transverse Myelitis Association:
The Transverse Myelitis Association facilitates support and networking opportunities
among families; provides educational information; functions as a clearinghouse
for articles and research literature; and investigates, advocates for and
supports research and innovative treatment efforts.
- We Move:
This Web site is a comprehensive resource for movement disorder information
and a hub of movement disorder activities on the Web.
- Wilson's Disease Association
The Wilson's Disease Association (WDA) is an all-volunteer organization striving
to promote the well-being of patients with Wilson's disease and their families
- World Parkinson Disease Association:
Some of the goals of the WPDA are to improve the quality of life of Parkinson’s
patients worldwide and to broaden public awareness and contribute to the development
and sharing of greater knowledge and information about Parkinson’s disease.
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