April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month
Posted by Karl Robb
In case you didn’t know, April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. Just in time, I am excited to tell you that in the next few weeks an audio book version of my book, A Soft Voice In A Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease will be released for sale on Itunes.com, Audible.com, and Amazon.com. The book is read by Doug Gochman, a very talented voice actor. Listening to the book provides a whole new perspective and reveals even more from reading it. As the author, I had no idea that hearing the words read back to me could be so powerful. Watch for the upcoming sample, soon to be released on www.asoftvoice.com.
About Karl RobbKarl Robb has had Parkinson’s disease (PD) for over thirty years. With symptoms since he was seventeen years old, Karl was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now fifty-one, he is a Parkinson’s disease advocate, an entrepreneur, an inventor, an author of two books (A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease and Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease and Other Health Conditions: A Workbook for Body, Mind, and Spirit) with his wife and care partner, Angela Robb. He has blogged for ten years on his website, ASoftVoice.com. He is a Community Team Member to ParkinsonsDisease.net and is a contributor to PatientsLikeMe.com. His blog, ASoftVoice.com, has been recognized four years in a row by Healthline.com as one of The Best Parkinson’s Blogs of 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015! Healthline.com also listed the book A Soft Voice in a Noisy World in their list of Best Parkinson’s Disease Books of 2017! FeedSpot.com has recognized ASoftVoice.com for 2018 and 2017 as a Top 50 Parkinson’s Disease blog. Karl was a blogger for the 2016 World Parkinson Congress in Portland, Oregon. He is a frequent speaker on Parkinson’s disease issues as well as an experienced advocate for Parkinson’s issues throughout the United States. He is also an advisor and consultant on Parkinson’s disease. Karl is a board member of both the Parkinson Voice Project and Parkinson Social Network based in Virginia. He was an active board member (6 years) and an advocate (18 years) with the Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN). In his free time, he is a photographer, constant writer, longtime magician, and a practicing Reiki Jin Kei Do master. Karl received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been featured by The New York Post, BBC Radio, CBS News, National Public Broadcasting (NPR), in The New Republic magazine and NHK World Television, as well as several Washington, D.C., television stations. You may reach Karl via email at email@example.com, on Facebook, or contact him via Twitter @asoftvoicepd. I’m available for speaking engagements to share my experience living with Parkinson’s disease. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in having me speak to your group, conference/symposium, or would like me to write an article for your newsletter or blog. I am not a medical professional and this information is my personal view. I am just sharing my medical journey with you, the reader. I encourage you to seek all avenues that can benefit your condition.
Posted on March 25, 2013, in A Soft Voice book, Media & Trends, Parkinson's Disease and tagged 2013, a soft voice in a noisy world, amazon.com, April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, asoftvoice.com, audible.com, audio book, author, blog, brain surgery, cure, DBS, Disease, doctor, doctors, Doug Gochman, Health, illness, Itunes.com, Karl, media, medicine, news, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, patient, PD, positive thinking, reiki, Robb, support, wellness. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.
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