Thank you for your interest in the International Essential Tremor Foundation and for helping us raise awareness about essential tremor worldwide. You are welcome to use the materials below to help educate your audience about essential tremor. IETF Executive Director Patrick McCartney is available for interviews. Contact him at 913.341.3880.
Understanding Essential Tremor
The Facts about Essential Tremor – The basic facts about the condition that affects an estimated 10 million Americans, and countless more around the world.
Essential Tremor vs. Parkinson’s disease – This flyer explains the differences between these two movement disorder conditions.
About the IETF
Headquartered in Lenexa, KS, and founded in 1988, the International Essential Tremor Foundation is the leading organization in the world dedicated to those affected by essential tremor. The mission of the IETF is to provide hope to the essential tremor (ET) community worldwide through awareness, education, support, and research.
The IETF has distributed more than $900,000 in research grants, to fund promising studies, in the search for the cause of and treatment for essential tremor. The Foundation has hosted numerous community awareness events across the U.S. to provide those affected with the basic knowledge necessary to become their own advocate when seeking treatment. And, the IETF also provides assistance to a vast network of support groups around the world.