Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Leah in London!

As a teenager, the ideas of teaching English in Thailand and going on the Santiago de Compostela pilgrimage were more like dreams, or aspirations, that I desperately wanted to do, and was determined to do, whether I was asleep or not.”

— Leah Boyle, RVN Speaker

Our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live broadcast series continued on March 21, 2021 with trained speaker Leah Boyle! Leah shared her experience of growing up with a narcolepsy diagnosis and the challenges, support, and adventures she found along the way.

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 Leah:

Leah Boyle works in social media and has worked in a variety of industries from television to health. She lives in London and enjoys travelling and hiking among other activities. She has lived with narcolepsy since she was 7 years old. She was diagnosed at 11 and is now a trained speaker for Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy. Neurological conditions are often invisible or misunderstood, so Leah aims to raise awareness of this condition by sharing her story.

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 Speakers:

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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