Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Kim

Before diagnosis, I was just surviving. And that took everything.”

— Kim Leatherman, RVN Speaker

Our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued on Sunday, December 20, 2020 with storyteller Kim Leatherman! Kim shared her inspiring narcolepsy journey, a testament to the critical need for increased awareness and the power of a family’s love.

The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series invites viewers to gather online to watch a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker or writer present their story live via Project Sleep’s Facebook page.

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About Kim:

Kim Leatherman works with preschoolers with autism and is a health and wellness coach. She was diagnosed with narcolepsy in her early 40s, but has been experiencing symptoms since her late teens. In sharing her story as a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker, she hopes to shed light on this invisible sleep disorder and the impacts of living with it.

What is the Story Sharing Series?

The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series invites viewers to gather online to watch a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker or writer present their story live via Project Sleep’s Facebook page. Project Sleep is proud to offer this series every other week. At a time in which many people need connection more than ever, this will increase opportunities for people around the world to engage with and support one another.

About Rising Voices of Narcolepsy:

To improve public understanding of narcolepsy, Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program trains people with narcolepsy to share their stories through public speaking and writing with local communities, healthcare providers, news outlets, blogs and beyond. Combining the power of real-life stories with expert communication strategies, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speakers and writers are effectively raising awareness and reducing stigma for all those facing narcolepsy.

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We’re excited to share these moving stories with you.  Watch all past storytellers now!

Please share with friends and family to learn more about narcolepsy!

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