|Name||Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)|
|Related to/Also known as||Steele-Richardson-Olszewski (SRO) Syndrome|
|Symptoms of PSP||PSP is a progressive brain disease, leading to the death of nerve endings (neurons) in the area of the brain controlling balance, vision, movement, speech and swallowing. Symptoms reflect problems in these areas; however, the severity and progression varies considerably from one individual to another.|
|Useful national contacts||PSP Association
Tel: 01327 322410
Helpline: 0300 0110 122
|Online resources||Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (NHS Choices)
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
Visit our library to read Charity Begins at Home, the story of the PSP Association, by Michael Koe. Or have a look in your local library for this book.