Thursday, February 29, 2024

Episode #30: Narcolepsy and Sleep Disorders

The Importance of Storytelling and the Patient Voice – the Project Sleep Podcast
The Importance of Storytelling and the Patient Voice – the Project Sleep Podcast
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The Importance of Storytelling and the Patient Voice – the Project Sleep Podcast

Show Notes:

Our guest during this interview is Julie Flygare, the president and CEO of Project Sleep and host of the Project Sleep podcast. Julie shared information about narcolepsy and some of the exciting things that are happening through Project Sleep.

Some of the key information we discussed are the difference between type 1 narcolepsy and type 2 narcolepsy, cataplexy, current research for narcolepsy, and accommodations for students with narcolepsy.

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Tonya Wollum


Tonya Wollum is a disability advocate and host of the Water Prairie Chronicles podcast which connects special needs parents with resources to help them navigate parenting a child with a disability. She is the mother of 2 college-age children who have each grown up with a disability. That experience, along with a background in education, led her to create the Water Prairie Chronicles to help share what she has learned with parents of younger children to help them know how to advocate for their children.

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