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Help with Micrographia

micrographia example

Micrographia I often hear people talking about how sad and frustrated they are with how small their handwriting is. The abnormally small handwriting that people with Parkinson’s experience is called micrographia, and can be one of the early signs of…

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New CDC Project for Parkinson’s

National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System

Have you ever wondered how many people are living with Parkinson’s in the U.S.? Well, you’re not alone. Today we have some exciting news for you! National Neurological Conditions Surveillance System (NNCSS) Thank you, Angela for forwarding the information below…

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The Staircase Illusion

staircase illusion

No, it’s not a magic trick. The photo above is of a design solution for people with Parkinson’s to help them walk better. Click here to watch the TEDx video. More information on their website at http://staircaseillusion.weebly.com/. Thank you Jim…

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Understanding and Patience

non verbal does not mean . . .

I hope this doesn’t sound like a lecture and you’re wondering what prompted this? But when I read it, I thought of our friends living with Parkinson’s and how they’ve talked about how frustrating interactions with some people can be….

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