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Resource Central: Where to go to find patient organizations, help for all neurologic conditions, and the American Academy of Neurology's “Find a Neurologist” tool.

doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000522205.44495.db
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Assistance Directory

For a full listing of patient organizations, go to http://bit.ly/NN-patientorganizations.

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HELP FOR ALL NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS

American Academy of Neurology http://AAN.com/patients 800-879-1960

American Brain Foundation http://AmericanBrainFoundation.org 866-770-7570

CaringBridge® Free, personalized websites to support your health journey http://Caringbridge.org 651-452-7940

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke http://ninds.nih.gov; 800-352-9424

Well Spouse Association http://wellspouse.org 800-838-0879

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ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Alzheimer's Association http://Alz.org 800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Foundation of America http://Alzfdn.org 866-232-8484

US Against Alzheimer's http://Usagainstalzheimers.org 202-349-3803

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AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Autism Citizen http://Autismcitizen.org

Autism Speaks http://Autismspeaks.org 888-288-4762

Autism Society http://Autism-society.org 800-328-8476

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BRAIN ANEURYSM

Brain Aneurysm Foundation http://Bafound.org 888-272-4602

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CEREBRAL PALSY

My Child at cerebralpalsy.org http://Cerebralpalsy.org 800-692-4453

United Cerebral Palsy http://Ucp.org 800-872-5827

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CHARCOT-MARIE-TOOTH DISEASE

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association http://Cmtausa.org 800-606-2682

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DYSLEXIA

International Dyslexia Association http://Dyslexiaida.org 410-296-0232

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EPILEPSY

Epilepsy Foundation http://Epilepsy.com 800-332-1000

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LEUKODYSTROPHY

United Leukodystrophy Association http://Ulf.org 800-728-5483

National Organization for Rare Disorders http://Rarediseases.orgarediseases.org 800-999-6673

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MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

National Multiple Sclerosis Society http://Nmss.org 800-344-4867

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation http://Msfocus.org 888-673-6287

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America http://Mymsaa.org 800-532-7667

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MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America http://Myasthenia.org 800-541-5454

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PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Parkinson's Foundation http://parkinsonsfoundation.org 800-457-6676; 800-4PD-INFO

The Michael J. Fox Foundation http://michaeljfox.org 800-708-7644

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ABOUTNEUROLOGY NOW EXPERTS

Neurology Now provides information and advice from the most trusted experts in the field of neurology—the members of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Many are Fellows of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN), an esteemed category of membership that acknowledges exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, in clinical or academic neurology, in the AAN, or in the community.

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TO FIND A NEUROLOGIST

You can find an American Academy of Neurology member neurologist in your area with the “Find a Neurologist” online tool. Go to http://patients.aan.com/findaneurologist and fill in your city and state. If you are looking for contact information for a specific neurologist, you can enter the last name along with the location.

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