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Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Narcolepsy Roadmap

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert’s Kickoff Event: Narcolepsy Roadmap Navigating narcolepsy doesn’t come with a roadmap, but it should! What do you wish you had known when you or your loved one was diagnosed? Our first Narcolepsy Nerd Alert broadcast explored these topics and more, with audience members sharing valuable insight from their experiences. Narcolepsy Roadmap Podcast…

Introducing: The Project Sleep Podcast

Exciting news! Project Sleep has launched a podcast. The Project Sleep Podcast, hosted by Julie Flygare, aims to improve public health by educating individuals about the importance of sleep health, sleep equity, and sleep disorders. Starting with the Narcolepsy Nerd Alert Series, adapted from our Narcolepsy Nerd Alert live broadcasts, this series invites listeners to dive…

Watch Now: Julie Flygare’s TEDx Talk on Sleep and Sleep Disorders

On March 22, 2022, Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD, delivered a TEDx Talk at San Diego State University. Flygare’s talk, “What Can You Learn from a Professional Dreamer?” focuses on the power of sleep—how sleep can be harnessed for good, but also bring us down in ways we might never imagined. Please…
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Meet the 2022 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients

Project Sleep is honored to introduce the 30 recipients of the 2022 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship, who will each receive $1,000 towards their college education. In nine years, the scholarship program has now awarded a total of 156 scholarships to 156 students, totaling $156,000. “It is a joy to award this scholarship in celebration…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Types of Narcolepsy

What distinguishes narcolepsy type 1, type 2, and idiopathic hypersomnia? Can your diagnosis change? During this exciting broadcast, Dr. Chad Ruoff, MD, shared the latest research and perspectives. Watch Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Types of Narcolepsy below and stay tuned for the accompanying PDF toolkit coming soon! Types of Narcolepsy Toolkit Our downloadable, printable Narrating Narcolepsy…

Award-Winning Narcolepsy Film Premiere & Writer/Producer Q&A: Walking Through Peanut Butter

Watch Premiere 6/27 @6pm ETLive Q&A 6/27 @6:10pm ETGrab your popcorn and join Project Sleep on Monday, June 27th at 6pm ET for a special online premiere of the award-winning short film about narcolepsy, Walking through Peanut Butter, written and produced by Rising Voices advocate, Anna Marr. The film, based on Anna’s real experiences navigating…

Alex: Celebrating 2022 LGBTQ+ Pride Month Part 3

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Project Sleep is proud to highlight insights from LGBTQ+ members of our community throughout the month of June. See Full SeriesMeet Alex (he/they): Hi Alex! Please tell us about yourself. I live in the Bay Area, California, with my wonderful fiancé, Matt, and our little zoo – two cats, four…
Nap Roulette Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Nap Roulette: My Daily Game with Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Written by: Mary Murray Art by: Brandi Wheeler My family and I love to play games. One of the first things my husband and I bonded over was board games. We used to go to friends’ houses on Friday nights and play together. The joy of learning a new game was something we quickly began…

Chris: Celebrating 2022 LGBTQ+ Pride Month Part 2

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month! Project Sleep is proud to highlight insights from LGBTQ+ members of our community throughout the month of June. See Full SeriesMeet Chris (he/him): Hi Chris! Please tell us about yourself. My name is Christopher and I am a disabled trans artist, but I go by Chris. I use he/him pronouns…

Boston Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hypersomnolence Screener

The Pediatric Hypersomnolence Survey (PHS) was designed to improve early identification of narcolepsy (type 1 and type 2) and idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) in children and adolescents ages 8-18 years. This screening tool that can be used by clinical health providers, school professionals, and concerned family to help identify children and adolescents in need of further…
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