The mission of the Houston Area Parkinson Society is to improve the quality of life for those affected by Parkinson's disease through services, education and advocacy.

2016 summer lecture series logo 3Started in 2011, the HAPS Summer Lecture Series, held on a Friday during the months of June, July and August, provides participants an opportunity to take a break from the heat and hear experts present on topics relevant to improving everyday life with Parkinson's disease.

Past sessions have included presentations on aging, therapeutic arts, yoga, hospital tips, meditation, nutrition, speech, depression, cognition and Parkinson's research.

2016 Summer Lecture Series sessions included:

Friday, June 10th - PIPELINE THERAPIES
presented by Dr. WIlliam Ondo

Friday, July 22nd - PARKINSON'S RELATED VISION ISSUES
presented by Dr. Ore-Ofe O. Adesina

Friday, August 19th - INNOVATIONS IN LEVODOPA THERAPY
presented by Dr. Toby Yaltho

Stay tuned for more information about the 2017 Summer Lecture Series workshops; topics and speakers are under works!

Social Services

case management & more

Social Services

Transportation, respite and emergency financial aid are among the many services offered.

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Videos

I CAN

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I AM THE FACE OF PARKINSON'S

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CHANGING the face of PARKINSON'S

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