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American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc.

National. 59 chapters. Founded 1961. Network of 300 support groups for patients and families. Offers support, online booklets and referrals. Chapter development guidelines and quarterly newsletter. Promotes research. Information and referral centers nationwide.
American Parkinson Disease Association
135 Parkinson Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10305
Voice: 1-800-223-2732 or 718-981-8001 (Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm EST)
Fax: 718-981-4399
Verified: 4/3/2012

National Parkinson Foundation

National. 1000 groups. Provides support, information and education for persons with Parkinson's, their families and health care professionals. Funds research. Seeks to improve quality of life for both patients and their caregivers. Includes Young Onset Parkinson network. Helps to start groups.
National Parkinson Foundation
1501 N.W. Ninth Ave.
Miami, FL 33136
Voice: 1-800-327-4545 or 305-243-6666 (Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm EST)
Fax: 305-243-5595
Verified: 3/30/2012

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