Dystonia Day at San Diego Zoo on November 3 Supports Research for a Cure
Brain Disorder is Little-Known but Surprisingly Common; San Diego Dystonia Support Group Marks 31st Anniversary
WHAT: San Diego is one of 13 cities across the USA to host a Dystonia Zoo Day in 2018. The purpose of this community-building event is to raise dystonia awareness and funds for medical research. Proceeds benefit the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation. Cost is $25 per adult and $15 for children 11 and under. Fee includes all day admission to the zoo, dystonia t-shirt, and refreshments.Complete information can be found at: https://www.dystonia-
Dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by twisting, repetitive muscle movements as well as sustained, abnormal postures of the body and limbs. There are many types of dystonia that impact people of all ages and backgrounds. Conservative estimates suggest no fewer than 250,000 Americans are affected.
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research for improved dystonia treatments and ultimately a cure, promoting awareness, and supporting the well-being of affected individuals and families.
WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 2018. Registration opens at 8:00 AM. Event begins at 9:30 AM.
WHERE: San Diego Zoo, 2920 Zoo Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation