Upcoming PD Conference in Atlanta

If you have Parkinson’s Disease, know someone with Parkinson’s, or just want to learn more about Parkinson’s, then I highly suggest that you attend this year’s Southeastern Parkinson Disease Conference in Atlanta, GA on October 14-16, 2011. More information can be found on the site www.gaparkinsons.org. You can see the full agenda and register on the site.

This conference, unique from all others, was started by my dear friend, James. The conference looks at Parkinson’s from all aspects of the illness  and includes speakers on a wide range of topics relating to people with PD as well as their carepartners. The 2.5 day conference has germinated many a friendship as it brings the Parkinson’s community together.

I am back from vacation and will be posting more later this week. Thanks for reading me.

About Karl Robb

Karl Robb has had Parkinson’s disease (PD) for over twenty-five years. Karl believes he has had PD since he was seventeen years old and was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now fifty, he is a Parkinson advocate, entrepreneur, inventor, writer, blogger, photographer, Reiki Master, and speaker on PD issues. Karl is the author of the book, A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease. He has been chosen as a blogger partner for the 4th World Parkinson Congress being held this September in Portland, Oregon. He has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His writing has been featured in The New York Post and he has appeared on BBC radio, the CBS Saturday Evening News, Japanese television, as well as several local Washington, D.C., television stations. Karl is a former board member and a Virginia assistant state director of the Parkinson’s Action Network and a board member of the Parkinson Voice Project. You may reach Karl via email at asoftvoice@gmail.com, visit his blog at www.asoftvoice.com, on Facebook, or contact him via Twitter @asoftvoicepd.

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