|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)
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)
|News and events||
World Parkinson's Day, 11th April 2020
• 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.