• Event Name: Oakland Spasmodic Dysphonia Support Group

  • Date: 09/14/2019

  • Cost: FREE

  • Location: Family Room at the Park Blvd. Presbyterian Church in Oakland
  • City: Oakland, California

  • Contact:

    Iris Miller Stetson

  • Our group provides a comfortable place to talk. You will hear how people cope, gain new information, and establish contacts. Discussions can be informative for the newly diagnosed as well as those who have been dealing with spasmodic dysphonia for many years. Those with other voice disorders and family and friends are encouraged to attend.

    What will you find if you attend?
    • Other voices like mine
    • Support
    • Understanding
    • Encouragement
    • Tips on living with SD

    This month, we’ll do relaxation exercises and look at the Voice Therapy Exercises the NSDA and we’ll discuss SD news, research, and other topics of interest. As in the last meeting, I will bring the SoniVox Voice Amplifier that I acquired from the CTAP, California Telephone Access Program. This portable mic will be available during the meeting to anyone who wishes to use it.


    TIME: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

    PLACE: Park Boulevard Presbyterian Church, 4101 Park Boulevard, Oakland CA 94602

    NOTE: Please park in the church parking lot (off of Hampel Street). You’ll be able to access the meeting room from there.
    Our group is not affiliated with the church, we just host the meeting at this location.

    Food and drink will be provided at the meeting but, if you like, you can also bring something to share. The room rental is $40 so a donation of $3-4 for supplies, printings and future room rental will be greatly appreciated. Please let me know if you plan to attend. If you cannot but would like to meet with me one-on-one or connect, please feel free to contact me through email or my text number below.

    PLEASE RSVP: Iris Miller Stetson, or text 510-499-0959