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Learn About Your Condition

Information Is Power!

One of the best ways to advocate for yourself is to do your homework and learn about your condition.  Well-educated patients are better able to manage their health and actively participate in their care.  Here are some organizations that provide updated and reliable information:


National Institute of Health/National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

NINDS Health Education –
NINDS Patient Organization Search –


General Brain Health

American Brain Foundation –
United Brain Association –


Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias

Alzheimer’s Association –
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration –
Dementia Society of America –
Lewy Body Dementia Association –
Parkinson’s Disease –
Primary Progressive Aphasia – National Aphasia Association –
Posterior Cortical Atrophy via Alzheimer’s Association –


Other Neurologic Conditions

American Brain Tumor Association –
American Stroke Association –
Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance –
Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts –
CDC: Traumatic Brain Injury & Concussion –
Encephalitis Society –
Epilepsy Foundation New England –
National Multiple Sclerosis Society –