Tremor Gram January 2013

2013 IETF Scholarship Recipients
The International Essential Tremor Foundation is pleased to award five deserving students with scholarships for the 2013 academic year. Learn more about these amazing and resilient students and see why they were chosen to receive an IETF Scholarship.

Anyone who has essential tremor and is attending an accredited university or trade school can apply for a scholarship, regardless of age. Check out the criteria and guidelines here.

Giving People with ET a Lift
LiftWare, a new type of assistive eating utensil, uses tremor stabilization technology to counter act both the horizontal and vertical movements of hand tremor. Learn more.

ET Awareness Month – Coming Soon
Did you know that March is National Essential Tremor Awareness Month? This is everyone’s opportunity to educate the public about essential tremor, as well as raise much needed funds for research and awareness. Keep an eye on the IETF website for ideas on how you can get involved to raise awareness and raise funds in March. We welcome your ideas on ways you would like to get involved in your community.

Calling all runners, walkers and cyclists – let’s do something fabulous for ET Awareness Month! We are looking for individuals from across the U.S. that would like to participate in a national run, walk or bike day on behalf of ET. If you are interested, please email Rebecca, IETF Communications and Volunteer Program Coordinator at

2013 Spring Seminar Schedule
This spring the IETF will facilitate educational seminars in the Los Angeles area and Huston, TX, with more to come over the summer months. Check our Free Seminars page for more infomation.