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Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Becoming a Narcolepsy Advocate

What does being a narcolepsy advocate mean to you? In this Narcolepsy Nerd Alert live event we discuss advocacy in different contexts with our panelists and audience members, and share tips for advocating with policy makers. Becoming a Narcolepsy Advocate Podcast Becoming a Narcolepsy Advocate Toolkit Narcolepsy Nerd Alert toolkits accompany each broadcast. The toolkits…

Julie Flygare Speaks at APSS Sleep 2022

On June 6, 2022, Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD, spoke on an expert panel at a CME event at APSS SLEEP 2022 in Charlotte, NC. The symposium, “Achieving Optimal Outcomes in Patients with Narcolepsy: Aligning Treatment Goals with Patients” was one of the first CME symposiums to feature a person living with…
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Rising Voices: Meet Richelle, Film Industry Sleep Advocate

Our Rising Voices Story Sharing live broadcast series continued on Sunday, August 7, 2022 with new storyteller Richelle Topping! Richelle shared her personal journey with narcolepsy – a story about trusting your instincts, turning adversity into opportunity, and discovering how to lift your voice up to help others. Watch Now: About Richelle: Richelle Topping works in…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: New & Upcoming Treatments

Medical management of narcolepsy is continuously evolving. Special guest Dr. Anne Marie Morse, DO joined us on Narcolepsy Nerd Alert to discuss new options and exciting possibilities on the horizon. New and Upcoming Treatments Podcast Go To Podcast New and Upcoming Treatments Toolkit Narcolepsy Nerd Alert toolkits accompany each broadcast. The toolkits are designed for…

Receiving Sleep Disorder Accommodations in School: 2022 Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month! Project Sleep is proud to share information that may help those living with sleep disorders during the month of July. See Full SeriesCan students with sleep disorders receive disability accommodations in school? Pursuing an education while living with a sleep disorder takes strength and perseverance. Managing symptoms, medications, side effects,…

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…

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…