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 Where can I get more information?

For more information on neurological disorders or research programs funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, contact the Institute's Brain Resources and Information Network (BRAIN) at:

BRAIN
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
(800) 352-9424
http://www.ninds.nih.gov

Information also is available from the following organizations:

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American Parkinson Disease Association
135 Parkinson Avenue
Staten Island, NY   10305-1425
apda@apdaparkinson.org
http://www.apdaparkinson.org
Tel: 718-981-8001 800-223-2732 Young Onset Center: 877-223-3801
Fax: 718-981-4399

National Parkinson Foundation
200 SE 1st Street
Suite 800
Miami, FL   33131
helpline@parkinson.org
http://www.parkinson.org
Tel: 305-243-6666 Helpline 800-473-4636
Fax: 305-243-5595

Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)
1359 Broadway
Suite 1509
New York, NY   10018
info@pdf.org
http://www.pdf.org
Tel: 212-923-4700 800-457-6676
Fax: 212-923-4778

Parkinson Alliance
P.O. Box 308
Kingston, NJ   08528-0308
http://www.parkinsonalliance.org
Tel: 609-688-0870 800-579-8440
Fax: 609-688-0875

"Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease Fact Sheet," NINDS. Publication date May 2011.

NIH Publication No. 11-5643

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Last updated April 16, 2014