APDA National Resource Center for Rehabilitation American Parkinson Disease Association

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Contact Information

American Parkinson Disease Association
Contact: Terry Ellis, Program Director
Email Address: apdama@apdaparkinson.org
Phone: 617-638-8466
Alternate Phone: 800-651-8466
Fax: 617-638-5354

72 East Concord Street Suite C3 Boston, MA 02118
Area Served: Boston

Map Location APDA National Resource Center for Rehabilitation

Narrative

Helping people who have Parkinson’s disease (PD) access information on exercise recommendations, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) and Boston University have established the country’s first National Resource Center for Rehabilitation. The center’s toll-free “helpline” telephone number is 888-606-1688, and callers will be able to speak with a licensed physical therapist who can answer questions about exercise and provide information about programs in the caller’s area. Center staff have developed educational materials for individuals, family members, and health care professionals.

 

Offers educational programs, support groups, PT, OT and speech programs, arts and movement classes 

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Family Support
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Socialization Activities
  • Speech Therapy

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • Parkinson's Disease

Ages Served

  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Additional Information