Our mission

The Way Forward - Let's Get #BeyondSleepy!
The Way Forward - Let's Get #BeyondSleepy!

Our mission

Build a community to educate, empower, and support people fighting sleepiness

Our vision

A world where sleepiness is better understood and where everyone feels awake enough to achieve their full potential

Our values

  • Empathetic: We strive to understand the experiences of all of our constituents and the impact of what we do.
  • Engaged: We listen, learn, and engage with the community.
  • Informed: We stay connected to our community so we can be an accessible trusted source of information.
  • Accountable: We are good stewards of all foundation resources.

Our goals

  • Providing high-quality, timely information to people with hypersomnias, their supporters and healthcare professionals.
  • Increasing awareness and knowledge of idiopathic hypersomnia and related sleep disorders in medical and educational communities in order to reduce time to diagnosis.
  • Building communities and fostering relationships between the patient community and  scientific, industrial, and government organizations.
  • Supporting the discovery of scientific breakthroughs on the causes and treatments of hypersomnias.
  • Translating new discoveries into improved outcomes and quality of life for people with hypersomnias.

Published Apr. 23, 2020 |
Revised Jan. 24, 2024