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Support Groups


Howard County Parkinson's Disease Support Group 
When: Meets the 3rd Monday of each month

Time: 7:00PM
Location: Parkinson's & Movement Disorders Center of Maryland 
8180 Lark Brown Road, #101, Elkridge, MD 21075 
Contact Kathleen Dougherty, 301-490-1118 or

Dr. Grill as medical advisor attends all meetings.

International Essential Tremor Foundation Support Group

When: Third Saturday every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November)

Location: Howard County Library Elkridge Branch

6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD 21075

Contact: Hazeline Roulac, or 410-290-9448.

Central Maryland Essential Tremor Support Group 
When: Meets On Fridays (contact Peter Muller for meeting dates)

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM 
Location: Wellness Center in Columbia
Affiliated with the International Essential Tremor Foundation 
Contact Peter Muller IETF Community Ambassador 703-543-8131

Young Onset and Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's Disease Support Group 

When: Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month (May vary)

Time: 10:30AM - Noon

Residences at Vantage Point
5400 Vantage Point Rd,  Columbia, Maryland 21044
Contact Tom Molineaux 301-383-0848 or (c) 301-4120-065 ,

Care Partner Parkinson's Disease Support Group

When: Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month

Time: 10AM-12 noon

Where: Vantage House

5400 Vantage Point Rd, Columbia, MD 21044

Contact: Lynada Johnson 410-992-1120 or

Greater Washington DC Dystonia Support Group
of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation 
When: Meetings are held quarterly, contact for dates & times
Location: Holy Cross Hospital 
1500 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring 
Coordinator: Hunter Webster,, 703-868-7649
Assistant Coordinator: Shidfar Shahriary 301-948-5261 
Medical Advisor: Dr. Stephen Grill 443-755-0030, 

Dr. Grill attends all meetings



Movement Disorder Resources


National Ataxia Foundation (NAF)
2600 Fernbrook Lane - Suite 119
Minneapolis, MN 55447
Phone: 763.553.0020

Benign Essential Belpharospasm

Benign Essential Belpharospasm Research Foundation, Inc. (EBRF)
P.O. Box 12468
Beaumont, TX 77726-2468
Phone: 409.832.0890


Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)
One East Wacker Drive #2430
Chicago, IL 60601-2001
Toll Free: 800.377.DYST
Phone: 312.755.0198

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's Disease Society of America 
158 West 29th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10001-5300
Phone: 212.242.1968
Toll Free HD Information Line: 1.800.345.HDSA

Wilson's Disease

National Center for the Study of Wilson's Disease (NCSWD)
432 West 58th Street
Suite 614
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 888.638.6928
Fax: 212.523.8708 

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