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Backpack Organization Tips for School Success with Tourette Syndrome

Backpack Organization Tips for School Success with Tourette Syndrome

Published: August 2nd, 2016

Isn’t it fun having to shop for new school supplies with binders, paper, pens and pencils? Starting out with good intentions of keeping an organized locker, desk or backpack is […]

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Tourette Syndrome-It’s not what you think it is

Published: July 12th, 2016

On July 6th, the Tourette Association of America shared this new image of what exactly is Tourette Syndrome.  How powerful is this? What do you think?   So, what does […]

Local Parkinson’s Community Fights Back

Local Parkinson’s Community Fights Back

Published: July 8th, 2016

There has been a growing buzz in the Parkinson community about boxing as a means to combat symptoms and improve function, especially after CBS aired a feature on “Sunday Morning” […]

Podcast discusses need for neurologists to watch for swallowing issues

Published: July 7th, 2016

A new podcast called “Down the Hatch” discusses issues that swallowing clinicians face and news in their field. The podcast is hosted by two speech-language pathologists Ianessa Humbert, Ph.D., CCC-SLP […]

Dr. Bowers discusses apathy & depression in webinar

Dr. Bowers discusses apathy & depression in webinar

Published: June 23rd, 2016

Dr. Dawn Bowers, who is a clinical neuropsychologist at the UF Health Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration and the director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, recently gave a webinar […]

Dr. Christopher Hess discusses Parkinson disease on C-SPAN

Dr. Christopher Hess discusses Parkinson disease on C-SPAN

Published: June 13th, 2016

Dr. Christopher Hess appeared on C-SPAN show Washington Journal for about 40 minutes to discuss Parkinson disease in the United States with the host and answer questions from callers. Dr. […]

Remembering Muhammad Ali and his impact on Parkinson care and research

Remembering Muhammad Ali and his impact on Parkinson care and research

Published: June 7th, 2016

Muhammad Ali will be remembered for a great many things in and out of the boxing ring. In addition to those things, we at the UF Health Center for Movement […]

Trastornos del Sueño en Parkinson

Published: May 13th, 2016

La trastornos del sueño son communes en el Parkinson, donde alrededor del 60-80% de las personas los padecerán. Es importante reconocerlos y hacérlos saber a su médico para tomar la […]

Tourette Awareness Month 2016

Tourette Awareness Month 2016

Published: May 10th, 2016

May 15- June 15, 2016 is Tourette Association of America’s National Awareness Month. This month is dedicated to promote unity, awareness and support for those with Tourette Syndrome and their […]

A Sneak Peek into Swallow Tests [Video]

Published: April 27th, 2016

We’ve had a lot of questions about what happens during a swallowing test and even some nervousness. We made this video to hopefully answer some of those questions and alleviate […]