Parkinson Disease:A Classroom Activity

Prepared by

Brian K. Malin and Joan K. Johnston-Malin

Parkinson Disease afflicts approximately <1% of the adult American population. Students, however, especially those who have grandparents with the disorder, are very interested in learning about this disease. What is Parkinson disease? What controls its onset? What are its symptoms? Which part of the Brain is negatively affected by this disorder?

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