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Getting Around: Transportation and Travel with Parkinson’s Disease

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

PDF_logo_200px.jpgPresented by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), as part of their Parkinson’s Disease ExpertBriefings series

 

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Includes complimentary CEUs*

What are the challenges of getting around town with Parkinson’s? How can people navigate those challenges? Learn tips and tricks for managing travel and transportation with Parkinson’s by joining a one-hour PDF online web seminar led by Sara Riggare, Ph.D. candidate, Karolinska University, Sweden, and a person living with Parkinson’s, and Rebecca Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., clinical associate professor of Neurology, The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand important challenges related to traveling with Parkinson’s;
  • Discuss practical tips and tricks for navigating travel challenges; and,
  • Increase confidence for traveling, whether you are living with Parkinson's or are a care partner of a person with Parkinson's.

Presenters:

Rebecca Gilbert, M.D., Ph.D., is clinical associate professor of Neurology at The Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at NYU Langone. In addition to her work as a as a movement disorders specialist caring for people living with Parkinson’s disease, Dr. Gilbert is involved with a variety of research studies on Parkinson’s.
Sara Riggare is a Ph.D. candidate at Karolinska University, Sweden, and lives with Parkinson’s. Riggare spent 14 years working as an environmental consultant. After her Parkinson’s diagnosis at age 32, she shifted her career path to focus on health education.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, and registration will be handled through their website, www.pdf.org.

Questions about registration? Call the PDF at 800-457-6676.

*This web seminar is approved for AoTA contact hours in addition to CEUs approved for all ASA web seminars

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

Have technical issues? Call NetBriefings at 866-225-1532.

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