Partners & Affiliates

LSVT Global Resource Links

LSVT Global is proud to be a part of a global community whose common mission is to support research, develop effective treatment options and provide help to people living with Parkinson’s and other movement disorders. Click on the links to learn more and get involved today.

LSVT Global Partnered Organizations

American Speech Language Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.

www.asha.org

Parkinson’s Unity Walk

The Parkinson’s Unity Walk is the largest grassroots fundraiser for Parkinson’s disease research in the country. 100% of all donations support research funded by six major US Parkinson’s organizations. It began in 1994 through the dedicated efforts of patients, families, support groups, and friends who were affected by Parkinson’s disease. Their main goal is to raise awareness and funds for research to find a cure for Parkinson’s.

www.unitywalk.org

Partners in Parkinson’s™

Partners in Parkinson’s is a strategic health initiative of The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie that aims to increase access to educational content and support services for people living with Parkinson’s disease, their families and care partners. Visit the Partners in Parkinson’s website to view educational videos, search for a Parkinson’s specialist, connect with health care professionals for one-on-one support, and register for periodic webinars.

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World Parkinson Coalition®

The World Parkinson Coalition® is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing an international forum to learn about the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, caregiver initiatives and advocacy work related to Parkinson’s disease. By bringing physicians, scientists, nurses, rehabilitation specialists, caregivers and people with Parkinson’s disease together, we hope to create a worldwide dialogue to help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease.

Sign up now for the next World Parkinson’s Congress!

Other Parkinson Disease Organizations

American Parkinson Disease Association

The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is the largest grassroots network dedicated to providing the support, education, and research that will help everyone impacted by Parkinson’s disease (PD) live life to the fullest.

www.apdaparkinson.org

Cure PSP

CurePSP is the leading source of information and support for patients and their families, other caregivers, researchers and healthcare professionals on prime of life neurodegeneration including PSP, CBD and related diseases.

www.psp.org

Davis Phinney Foundation

The Davis Phinney Foundation provides essential information, practical tools and inspiration to help people with Parkinson’s live well today.

The Davis Phinney Foundation provides free essential information, tools and inspiration to people living with Parkinson’s and funds innovative research that focuses on exercise, speech, movement and other factors that affect quality of life. Sign up for one of their free educational events to learn from internationally recognized researchers, clinicians and physical therapists in movement disorders field.

For more information, please visit:

www.davisphinneyfoundation.org

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The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson’s today.

www.michaeljfox.org

National Parkinson Foundation

At the National Parkinson Foundation, we make life better for people with Parkinson’s through expert care and research. Everything we do helps people actively enjoy life with their friends, families, children and grandchildren until there is a tomorrow without Parkinson’s.

www.parkinson.org

Professional Organizations

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American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is an organization of rehabilitation professionals dedicated to serving people with disabling conditions by supporting research that promotes health, independence, productivity, and quality of life; and meets the needs of rehabilitation clinicians and people with disabilities.

www.acrm.org

American Occupational Therapy Association

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.

www.aota.org

American Physical Therapy Association

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 95,000 member physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students.

Please visit their main website www.apta.org or consumer website www.moveforwardpt.com for more information.

American Speech Language Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.

www.asha.org

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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) is a professional society of clinicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in Parkinson’s disease, related neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, hyperkinetic movement disorders, and abnormalities in muscle tone and motor control.

Register for the International Congress of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders