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Social Security Disability Series: Part 2 By Anjel Burgess, JD For Part 1 in this series, click HERE. For Ms. Burgess' presentation at our 2018 conference, click HERE. Jennie has been fortunate enough to secure her short-term disability benefits. She... read >
Dr. David Rye's 2013 session at the Narcolepsy Network conference entitled: What's in a Name? Understanding the Origins of the Terminologies for the Family of Hypersomnias. A fascinating examination of semantics and the signs and symptoms of... read >
Background According to the Narcolepsy Network, although it affects more than 200,000 people in the U.S., narcolepsy is estimated to be undiagnosed or untreated in 75% of people with the disorder. This lack of recognition leads to delays in effective... read >
Did you miss this event? Click to watch the recording! Click the calendar link for more info. The Hypersomnia Foundation presents Snooze TV Episode 2 which includes a guest panel of... read >
Can Actigraphy Help to Differentiate People with Narcolepsy from People with Idiopathic Hypersomnia?
Why is this study important? Type 1 narcolepsy (T1N) and idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) are both disorders of central hypersomnolence. Even though the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, third edition, includes a finding of 11 hours of sleep... read >