|Related to/Also known as||Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease|
|Symptoms of Parkinson's
A progressive neurological condition, which can affect talking, walking, swallowing, writing etc. Characterised by slowness in the initiation and performance of movement, and sometimes tremor, usually at rest.
• The British Deaf Association has information in BSL about Parkinson's.
|Useful national contacts||
Dance for Parkinson's Network UK
|Children & young people||
Talking to children and teenagers (Parkinson's UK)
Younger People's Groups
Understanding Coronavirus and Parkinson's (Parkinson's UK)
Dance for Parkinson's (English National Ballet on YouTube)
Parkinson's disease (NHS website)
Muscle cramps and dystonia (Parkinson's UK)
Physiotherapy works: Parkinson's (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists factsheet)
Parkinson's Disease (U.S. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)
Understanding Parkinson's (U.S. Parkinson's Foundation)
information in Accessible Formats and Other Languages (Parkinson's UK)
Living with a condition (The Brain Charity)
|News and events||
• Patient Online Survey: Swallowing difficulties in people with Parkinson's disease (NCEPOD, January 2020)
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Parkinson's and on a wide range of disability-related issues. For example, visitors to our library can read lots about diet and Parkinson's.