Living with Spasmodic Dysphonia

Peg Van Horn, 87, was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia almost 20 years ago. After regular Botox injections for five or six years, she developed a tremor. Now she doesn't take any medication. She remains positive and still loves to talk.

How to Become a Peer Mentor

Peer mentoring programs connect newly diagnosed or recovering patients with those further along in the process—and both patients benefit.

Twist of Fate

An unusual childhood obsession with the Muscular Dystrophy Association proves prophetic and illuminating.

June Is National Aphasia Awareness Month

After reaching for a six-pack of tonic water in the grocery store, Carlota Schoolman sustained a subdural hematoma. During her recovery, she developed aphasia—and was introduced to a whole new community. She is now the director of the International Aphasia Movement in New York City.

​​​Neurology Now Basics provide key information on individual neurologic conditions, including what causes each condition, how common it is, how it is diagnosed and treated, and what research is being conducted.


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