We honor vestibular patient, Gerry Kerlin, who passed away June 16th, 2017, and his surviving wife, Ann, who has contributed greatly to VeDA's patient education efforts, by sharing the story of Gerry's vestibular journey.
News Updates: Human Interest Stories
Woman overcomes severe vestibular dysfunction to complete 5K Dizzy Dash.
Tamar and David share their vestibular journies to show how the brain and vision are integrally related to vestibular dysfunction.
Art therapy provides patients with a way to re-author the narrative of their illness.
Friday morning, 14 May 2010, Claire Snyman opens her eyes to find the room spinning around her, the light fixture dancing above. Then she develops her first migraine ever. What is this all about?
She must be overdoing it at work.
But it’s not too much work: it’s a benign brain tumor. The diagnosis completely blindsides 34-year-old Claire and her family. Together they face the new reality of her condition while trying to navigate conflicting medical advice and cope with her new onset of symptoms.
VeDA Ambassador, David Morrill, recently completed a 5K race to raise awareness about vestibular disorders.
Could a person with vestibular disorder benefit from a service or emotional support dog?
Tania Stadsbader, VeDA Ambassador and author of the book, "Dizzy Me" - a memoir about her frustrating journey to get a vestibular diagnosis - has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help get her book translated from Dutch into English.
Betsy Stengel is a Meniere's patient and a life-long swimmer. In this article she describes the challenges a swimming pool poses for a vestibular patient, such as the dancing reflection of light below the pool's surface, and how she faced her demons to reclaim her life.
Colleen McEdwards was diagnosed with a serious vestibular condition after years of being subjected to the bright lights, loud noises, and intense stress of her job as a CNN anchor.