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The Coronavirus pandemic has prompted the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) to re-evaluate its education and outreach programs. The main goal of these programs has always been to provide support and information to the essential tremor (ET) community, but now the top priority is to ensure the health and safety of the ET community while […]
It’s a fact: most people don’t know what essential tremor (ET) is. When they see someone shaking, they assume it’s “old age setting in,” or nervousness or anxiety. Once they know the truth, and learn about essential tremor, judgment goes away and understanding and compassion take over. For this year’s National Essential Tremor Awareness Month […]
“Be the light that helps others see.” Anonymous By Tammy Dodderidge, IETF Marketing and Communications Manager Just when we thought we had heard every symptom and every challenge associated with essential tremor, we realized we were wrong. When we reached out to the essential tremor community last month and asked people to share their stories as […]
Each semester, the International Essential Tremor Foundation presents four scholarships to students with essential tremor. The scholarships represent hope for the future, and provide support to these students during a pivotal time in their lives. As part of the scholarship application process, each applicant is asked to write an essay that answers the question, “How […]
(This is an article that Dr. Arif Dalvi wrote for our May issue of Tremor Talk magazine. It’s just a sampling of the stories we include in each issue. Annual donors to the IETF receive Tremor Talk magazine in the mail three times per year.) By Arif Dalvi, MD, MBA Director of the Comprehensive Movement […]
Hello to everyone in the essential tremor community! I am new to the International Essential Tremor Foundation and wanted to introduce myself. I am the new marketing and communications manager. My role involves development of messages and stories to educate the public about essential tremor and the impact it has on more than 10 million […]