Participate in a web-based seminar — or webinar — from the privacy of your home. Join either live or view the archived version within a few days of the live webinar (in most cases). All webinars listed are free. Here are webinars that may be of interest to those with Parkinson’s in June 2016.
What do you need to participate? All you’ll need is an internet connection and a computer with speakers. Or you can watch online and use your telephone for the audio portion of the program.
Why register? We recommend you register in advance so that you’ll receive via email reminders about the webinar. And you’ll receive email notification when the archived recording is available online.
Know of other Parkinson’s webinars with guest speakers that we haven’t listed? Please contact Steven Russell.
Tuesday, June 14th, 10am-11am Pacific time
“Apathy or Depression? Which One is it?”
Speaker: Dawn Bowers, PhD, Professor of Neuropsychology, University of Florida and Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at the McNight Brain Institute
Host: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Wednesday, June 15th, 11:00am Pacific time
“Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders: Can LSVT LOUD® and LSVT BIG® be Effective?”
Overview: Expert speech therapists and physical therapists will briefly describe three atypical parkinsonian disorders (PSP, CBD, and MSA) and how LSVT programs can help improve voice and body functions.
Host: LSVT Global
Thursday, June 16th, 9-10am Pacific time
“Depression and Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease”
Host: Michael J. Fox Foundation
Tuesday, June 21st, Noon-1pm Pacific time
“Taboo Topics: Impulse Control in Parkinson’s”
Speaker: Amy Friday, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist, Oregon Passionate Aging and Living
Overview: Gambling, hypersexuality, excessive shopping. Can these be symptoms of PD, or caused by PD medications? The webinar will cover the issue of impulse control and how to prevent and/or manage this troublesome behavior.
Host: Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation