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Structuring a Support Group

How to Structure a Support Group Meeting For Vestibular Support Group Leaders If you are not a VeDA support group leader and are interested in getting involved, you can fill out the volunteer application to

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A Family Journey

A mother and her fight to help her son regain his balance.

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Advocates at Work During Balance Awareness Week 2023

Advocates at Work In preparation for Balance Awareness Week (BAW) 2023, happening September 17-23, these VeDA volunteers share what they are doing to "make vestibular visible" during this annual awareness event. Learn More About BAW 

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Wisdom from the UK’s Large Vestibular Support Group

The UK’s largest support group for anyone with a balance condition, with now over 250 members, mainly from the UK, but also with American and European members enjoying the English style of support. The group

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Falling In Love With My Walking Stick

My Walking Stick By Karen Mizrach On July 4, 2018 I was scrolling through Amazon’s options for walking sticks. Finally, I settled on one that was part of the “Survivor Series”. I know that because

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Katrien Goethals

“On Christmas Eve 2021 my life changed in a snap. I went from a physically and mentally active 54-year-old woman to someone who was barely able to function in a matter of weeks. “What started

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Advocacy Matters: How One Person Can Make a Difference

The onset of a vestibular disorder is often a life-changing event. Suddenly you are faced with having to learn about your new condition and adapt to a new normal. This was true for David Morrill

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Volunteer of Year 2023

Volunteer(s) of the Year 2023 It is with great pleasure that VeDA announces its Volunteer(s) of the Year for 2023. VeDA is a grassroots organization, and our volunteers are at the heart of what we

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Kristy’s Journey as a Dizzy Artist

Kristy has always been passionate about art. But when she started experiencing vertigo in January 2021, her world turned upside down. The dizziness was constant, making it difficult for Kristy to navigate even the simplest

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Stefanie Adams Representing VeDA at World Orphan Drug Congress

When the Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) inquired about my availability to represent their organization at the 2022 World Orphan Drug Congress (WODC) in Boston, I enthusiastically accepted the invitation. Due to my direct vestibular patient

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Gardening with a Vestibular Disorder

For me, gardening is the perfect balance of gentle exercise, time well spent outdoors, and the unexpected feeling of joy and pride brought upon by tending and caring for something that produces a tangible benefit,

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Travelling with Vestibular Conditions

Lara's Story of Learning to Travel with Vestibular Neuritis, Migraine, and pppd Where It All Began I was hit suddenly with my first vestibular condition back in early 2010 turning my world literally upside down. 

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