Virtual | Greater Midwest Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Groups

2020sat19sep10:30 amVirtual | Greater Midwest Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Groups

Event Details


You are invited to a virtual session of the Greater
Midwest Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Groups.
We are excited to welcome our Guest Speaker, Arash Mahnan. Arash Mahnan is a Ph.D. Candidate and MnDrive Fellow at the University of Minnesota, where his research focus is the study of neurophysiological mechanisms behind neurological movement disorders and the development of medical devices for neurorehabilitation. He holds an MS in biomedical engineering from Tehran Polytechnic University, Iran. Since 2016, he has been involved in a string of projects that concerns a potential new treatment for voice disorder spasmodic dysphonia (SD) through vibro-tactile stimulation (VTS) of the larynx. In addition, he has designed a wearable device that is currently undergoing usability and feasibility testing for the future application of VTS in spasmodic dysphonia.
After the guest speaker presentation, Teresa Dunn, Greater St. Louis Area Support Group Leader and Dorothy Tannahill-Moran, Kansas City Area Support Group Leader will lead a discussion.
Joining is easy!
Register HERE
You’ll receive a confirmation email containing a link
to join the meeting at its scheduled time.
Saturday, September 19, 2020
10:30 AM CST
a few minutes prior to the meeting to
make sure video and audio is working properly
This virtual session will be hosted utilizing Zoom, an online meeting platform. You can participate via video or audio.
This meeting is password protected to ensure your privacy.
Come join us! 
For more information please contact:
Kansas City Area Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group Leader
Dorothy Tannahill-Moran |
Greater St. Louis Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group Leader
Teresa Dunn |


(Saturday) 10:30 am CT


Online | Zoom


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