National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association

300 Park Boulevard, Suite 335
Itasca IL  60143

Phone: (800) 795-6732

National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association

The National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association is comprised of people with SD, healthcare professionals, volunteers, friends, and families. It is the only organization dedicated solely to the SD community.Together, we continue to grow through awareness, advocacy, and outreach; help to improve the lives of people dealing with SD; and work to support research in order to bring understanding to this disorder.

The National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association is the only organization dedicated to spasmodic dysphonia, a neurological voice disorder.

Spasmodic dysphonia (SD), a focal form of dystonia, is a neurological voice disorder that involves involuntary "spasms" of the vocal cords causing interruptions of speech and affecting the voice quality. SD can cause the voice to break up or to have a tig

The mission of the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association is to advance medical research into the causes of and treatments for spasmodic dysphonia, promote physician and public awareness of the disorder, and provide support to those affected by spasmodi

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Founded: The NSDA was founded in 1989.

Categories: Medical & Health, Non-Profit Organization, Organization




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Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group
04:00 pm - 11/08/2018

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Please join us for the Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Thursday, November 8th Location: Greenville Health System: 255 Patewood...

The Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting

The Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting
09:45 am - 10/27/2018

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Please join us for the Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Saturday, October 27th Location: Ohio ENT and Allergy Specialists: 941 Bethel...

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group
04:00 pm - 09/13/2018

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Please join us for the Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Thursday, September 13th Location: TBA Time: 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. DESCRIPTION:...

The Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting

The Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting
09:45 am - 07/28/2018

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Please join us for the Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Saturday, July 28th Location: Ohio ENT and Allergy Specialists: 941 Bethel...

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group
04:00 pm - 07/12/2018

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Please join us for the Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Thursday, July 12th Location: Greenville Health System: 255 Patewood Drive...

Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group

Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group
02:00 pm - 06/10/2018

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Please join us for the Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group on Sunday, June 10th! DESCRIPTION: Support groups provide a comfortable place to talk....

KC Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group

KC Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group
02:00 pm - 06/10/2018

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Please join us for the KC Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group on Sunday, June 10th! DESCRIPTION: NSDA support groups provide a comfortable place to talk. You...

Akron Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group

Akron Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group
06:30 pm - 05/24/2018

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Please join us for the Akron Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group Meeting on Thursday, May 24th! DESCRIPTION: NSDA support groups provide a comfortable place to talk....

Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group

Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group
02:00 pm - 05/20/2018

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Please join us for the Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group on Sunday, May 20th! Support groups provide a comfortable place to talk. You will hear...

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group

Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group
04:00 pm - 05/10/2018

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Please join us for the Upstate South Carolina SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Thursday, May 10th Location: Greenville Health System: 255 Patewood Drive...

Valley of the Sun SD Support Group

Valley of the Sun SD Support Group
06:30 pm - 05/01/2018

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Please join us for the Valley of the Sun SD Support Group Meeting on Tuesday, May 1st! DESCRIPTION: Our special guest speaker will be Dr. Stephen F. Bansberg from...

The Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting

The Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting
09:45 am - 04/28/2018

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Please join us for the Greater Columbus (OH) SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Saturday, April 28th Location: Ohio ENT and Allergy Specialists: 941 Bethel...

BC Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Mee

BC Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Mee
10:30 am - 04/21/2018

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Please join us for our VERY FIRST Spasmodic Dysphonia Meet & Greet in the Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley, British Columbia! This is a great opportunity to MEET OTHERS...

Central Iowa SD Support Group Meeting

Central Iowa SD Support Group Meeting
10:00 am - 04/21/2018

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Please join us for the Central Iowa SD Support Group Meeting! DETAILS: When: Saturday, April 21st Location: Urbandale Library Conference Room: 3520 86th St. Urbandale,...

Tampa SD Group Walk for the NSDA

Tampa SD Group Walk for the NSDA
10:00 am - 04/14/2018

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Join the Tampa SD Support Group as we have our Walk to raise funds for the NSDA! DETAILS: When: Saturday, April 14th Location: Flora Wylie Park: 1400 N Shore...

Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group

Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group
02:00 pm - 04/08/2018

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Please join us for the Altoona Spasmodic Dysphonia & Dystonia Support Group on Sunday, April 8th! DESCRIPTION: Support groups provide a comfortable place to talk....

Classic Brass Quintet Benefit Concert-Mankato, MN

Classic Brass Quintet Benefit Concert-Mankato, MN
03:00 pm - 03/25/2018

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Join us for the Classic Brass Quintet Concert benefiting the NSDA in Mankato, MN on Sunday, March 25th! Admission is free, but a freewill offering will be taken...

Naples/Fort Myers Area SD Support Group

Naples/Fort Myers Area SD Support Group
02:00 pm - 03/18/2018

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Please join us for the Naples/Fort Myers Area SD Support Group meeting on Sunday, March 18th! DESCRIPTION: NSDA support groups provide a comfortable place to talk....

Atlanta Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group

Atlanta Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group
01:30 pm - 03/17/2018

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Please join us for the Atlanta Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group on Saturday, March 17th! DESCRIPTION: We hope you are all well and are enjoying this fabulous taste...

Seattle SD Support Group

Seattle SD Support Group
06:30 pm - 03/13/2018

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Please join us for the first meeting of the Seattle SD Support Group on Tuesday, March 13th! DESCRIPTION: NSDA support groups provide a comfortable place to talk....

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