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Tourette Support Group Cookie Decorating Party

Tourette Support Group Cookie Decorating Party

Published: December 22nd, 2015

Thank you for another successful party and time for peer (and parent) engagement.   If you would like more information on how to get involved in our Gainesville/Lake City Support […]

Walk On! The benefits of walking for people living with Parkinson’s Disease

Published: December 17th, 2015

By Bryan Dondero, SPT University of Vermont Imagine for a minute that you have just met with your doctor and they told you they are going to write you a […]

Parkinson’s progression biomarker covered in UF Explore Magazine

Published: December 16th, 2015

Researchers at the University of Florida have discovered a way to measure the progression of Parkinson disease through brain imaging. See our original post on this research here. This discovery […]

Sleep Strategies for Parkinson’s Disease

Sleep Strategies for Parkinson’s Disease

Published: November 18th, 2015

Sleep is critical part to physical, psychological, cognitive & emotional health. With a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease, sleep patterns can be largely affected and create difficulties with any of the […]

Tourette Syndrome and Dating

Tourette Syndrome and Dating

Published: November 17th, 2015

Getting older with Tourette Syndrome can be challenging in many aspects, including the impact that tics can have on social interactions. Dating and meeting other people can be extremely stressful […]

10 Parkinson’s Breakthroughs presented in Dr. Okun’s book

10 Parkinson’s Breakthroughs presented in Dr. Okun’s book

Published: October 25th, 2015

What are the potential treatment breakthroughs currently being explored for Parkinson’s disease? What are the details that patients need to know about those potential breakthroughs? That’s what Michael Okun, MD, […]

Nilotinib (Tasigna) for Parkinsons: Questions and Answers

Published: October 22nd, 2015

Nilotinib (Tasigna) for Parkinsons: Questions and Answers. What is nilotinib (Tasigna)? Nilotinib is a FDA approved cancer drug for approved for use in certain types of chronic leukemia. Nilotinib is […]

Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Program

Tourette Association Youth Ambassador Program

Published: October 20th, 2015

Are you looking for ways for you to get involved in the Tourette Association? Are you looking for ways to teach others about Tourette Syndrome? Are you looking for a […]

Visual Changes and Parkinson’s Disease

Published: September 8th, 2015

According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) difficulties related to the eyes and vision often progress alongside other PD symptoms. Some vision difficulties are related to changes in […]

“Psychogenic” speech disorders: is it all in your head?

Published: August 10th, 2015

What is a Psychogenic Speech Disorder?  A psychogenic speech disorder can be defined as a broad category of speech disturbances that represent the manifestation of one or more types of […]