Posted on March 26, 2018

High school student Erin Smith has developed an app that helps to diagnose Parkinson’s disease and possibly other neurological conditions through facial recognition. She serves as an example of how young people are stepping up to invest themselves in making a difference in the lives of others through their ingenuity and motivation. Here is her […]


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Posted on March 14, 2018

By Shari Finsilver, VP of the IETF Board of Directors Increasing awareness about essential tremor (ET) has been my passion for almost 20 years.  But, I must confess … I was not very open about my tremors prior to this. In fact, I did everything imaginable to hide them, even from my parents! My courage […]

Posted on March 8, 2018

By Allison Dyke, Student at Kuyper College Having essential tremor is like being a tree with leaves shaking uncontrollably in the wind. Even though your roots are strong, you are unable to control the movement of your branches. However, being a child with essential tremor is like being a tiny sapling stuck in a powerful […]

Posted on March 1, 2018

By Tammy Dodderidge, IETF Marketing and Communications Manager Who do you picture in your mind when you think about someone who has essential tremor? Chances are, it’s a senior adult or a grandparent. The reality is essential tremor has no familiar face. It afflicts people all ages and races. While senior adults struggle with it, […]

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