The Ottawa/Gatineau Support Group, established in 1991 provides help to members in a number of ways:
By holding monthly get-togethers
By holding monthly coping sessions, ie Get-togethers, that help you deal with dystonia.
By publishing a Newsletter
By publishing a quarterly newsletter that provides useful information on research, and tips on coping.
By Phoner Support
By having phoners with dystonia call you frequently to find out how you are and to acquaint you with our various activities.
By having an Awareness Week
By issuing pamphlets that outline the various types and treatments for dystonia and though various awareness programs acquaint both the general public and professionals about this movement disorder.
By Publishing this Website
By holding an annual Walk and Wheel
Our annual Walk and Wheel on Parliament Hill has raised over $50,000 for dystonia research(see below).
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