Applications are open for the Rising Voices of Narcolepsy 2021 training!

The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program trains people with narcolepsy to raise awareness and decrease stigma through public speaking with a variety of audiences. Our graduates share their stories with health care providers, medical students, community organizations, news outlets, podcasts, and more.

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 Rising Voices of Narcolepsy training. The five-week program will begin on June 15th and end on July 20th. All training is completed online, with opportunities to attend live videoconferences with fellow trainees and Project Sleep staff.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and diagnosed with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia. There is a $75 tuition fee to enroll in the program. We welcome all applicants regardless of ability to pay, and a reduced fee is available. All applications are due by 12:00 midnight on April 15, 2021.

About

Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program serves the dual purposes of fostering a new generation of narcolepsy patient-advocates spreading awareness while also empowering participants.

Our Speakers Present At:

  • Medical and Nursing Schools
  • Colleges and High Schools
  • Conferences
  • Local Clubs and Community Events

Our Advocates Publish In:

  • The Mighty
  • Thriving Global
  • Medium
  • Brain Mill Press

Raising Awareness

We are fostering a new generation of narcolepsy patient-advocates spreading awareness and reducing stigma.

Empowering Advocates

Our advocates not only gain valuable communication skills but also build confidence as individuals with unique and important stories to share.

Watch Now

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Video Series

This video series brings five of our speakers’ powerful journeys into the comfort of your home, reaching people around the world. Watch and share the full series.

Live Story Sharing Series

Watch a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker or writer present their story live on Sundays, followed by questions from the audience. Watch and share the full series.

In Action

From top medical schools to trusted online publications and podcasts, these are a few examples of our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy patient advocates hard at work out raising critical awareness in the their communities.

Audience Testimonials

Get Involved

Thank you for your interest in Rising Voices of Narcolepsy! This leadership program trains people with narcolepsy to effectively raise awareness through public speaking. Graduates are equipped to share their stories with healthcare providers, universities, local communities, news outlets, blogs, and beyond. Rising Voices of Narcolepsy combines the power of authentic storytelling with expert communication strategies to raise awareness and reduce stigma for all those facing narcolepsy.

We are now accepting applications for the 2021 training, to be held online June 15 – July 20. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and have a diagnosis of narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia. Applications are due by 12 midnight ET on April 15, 2021.

There is a $75 tuition fee to enroll in the program. We welcome all applicants regardless of ability to pay. A reduced tuition fee is available.

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