IETF is coming to Connecticut!

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The International Essential Tremor Foundation has just announced dates for their 2019 Essential Tremor Education Forums… and they’re coming to Hartford on Saturday, June 1st! You won’t want to miss this exciting event, so be sure to mark your calendars!

Save the date!

Our next Essential Tremor support group meeting is scheduled for June 3rd in Milford. Licensed Professional Counselor Lisa Taylor-Austin will facilitate a discussion on coping with the emotional aspects of ET. Details will be published shortly.

Join us in Milford on August 6th!

Saturday, August 6, 2016
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 Milford Hospital
300 Seaside Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

Managing the Emotional Aspects of Essential Tremor
facilitated by Lisa Taylor-Austin, NCC, LPC, LMHC, CFMHE

Lisa Taylor-Austin is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a National Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator. Lisa holds a Master of Science in Counseling from SUNY Brockport (CACREP accredited) and a Bachelor of Science in Developmental and Behavioral Disabilities. Additionally, she completed post-masters coursework in counseling, education, gangs and substance abuse at SUNY Brockport, California State University at Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, and the University of New England. Lisa has been an instructor at Yale University, Loyola Marymount University and the University of Southern California.

Registration is requested – Inquiries are invited!

To register or request information, email Helen Moser or submit the form below.
Click here for driving directions and parking information.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS & PARKING:

Parking:

  • Free parking lot

Directions:

FROM HARTFORD REGION AND POINTS NORTH

  • Take I-91 South to I-95 South to Exit 36 (Plains Road).
  • At the end of the ramp turn left and follow blue Hospital signs.

FROM FAIRFIELD COUNTY AND POINTS SOUTH

  • Take I-95 North to Exit 36 (Plains Road).
  • At the end of the ramp, turn right and follow blue Hospital signs.

FROM MERRITT/WILBUR CROSS PARKWAYS AND POINTS NORTH

  • Take Exit 54 to I-95 South.
  • Take I-95 South to Exit 36 (Plains Road).
  • At the end of the ramp turn left and follow blue Hospital signs.

FROM MERRITT/WILBUR CROSS PARKWAYS AND POINTS SOUTH

  • Take Exit 54 to I-95 South.
  • Take I-95 South to Exit 36 (Plains Road).
  • At the end of the ramp turn left and follow blue Hospital signs.

Live DBS Surgery to air on television!

The National Geographic Channel has announced plans to air Deep Brain Stimulation surgery LIVE for the first time ever at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 25th! Check your cable TV provider for the correct channel number. (It’s 162 on Cablevision).

Save the date!

Our next CT Essential Tremor Support Group meeting is scheduled for Saturday, April 4th, 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Guilford. Mark your calendar! Details will be announced within the next few days.

Please join us for our August 2nd meeting: Can Nutrition Help ET?

Saturday, August 2, 2014
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

 Essex Library
33 West Avenue, Essex, CT

CAN TARGETED NUTRITION HELP ESSENTIAL TREMORS?
presented by Dr. Constance Green

Dr. Constance Greene has a Doctoral and Masters degree in Counseling and Clinical Nutrition and a Baccalaureate in Nursing . A practicing Certified Holistic Nurse in private practice, she is Board Certified in Integrative Medicine. Dr. Greene is also a licensed and credentialed Registered Nurse, Dietitian, Functional Nutritionist, and Nurse Amma Therapist, who has received the prestigious Clinician’s Forum Award from the Community Health Center Practitioners of New England as an Outstanding Provider of the Year.

Registration is requested – Inquiries are invited!

To register or request information, email Helen Moser or submit the form below.
Click here for driving directions and parking information.

The CT essential tremor support group is sponsored byIETF logo tagline 10162012

DRIVING & PARKING:

  • The library has a small parking lot …but there is plenty of parking available at the Essex Town Hall directly across the road.
  • Use the map and links below to get directions from your location:

Essential tremor in the media!

Because ET has no celebrity spokesperson and rarely receives media coverage, people living with essential tremor often experience embarrassment and frustration in public venues and social situations. Lack of public awareness of the condition leads people to assume our tremors are caused by anxiety or nervousness, drug withdrawal, alcoholic DT’s, etc. It’s encouraging to see some mention of essential tremor beginning to creep into the media:

Share these links on social media and help us spread the word!