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Mar 12, 2024 Webinar: Patient Panel: Living with Narcolepsy & Idiopathic Hypersomnia

February 23rd, 2024

Interactive Webinar:
Patient Panel: Living with Narcolepsy & Idiopathic Hypersomnia
Tuesday, March 12th at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT

Let’s Share Experiences.

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March 9th is Suddenly Sleepy Saturday and National Sleep Week starts on Sunday, March 10th. We are looking forward to educating others and hearing from you. Ishika Sachdeva and Jelissa Suarez will join us to discuss how they navigate their lives, both their challenges and their successes. We had a lively discussion at our Denver Conference at our Patient Panel with Jelissa, Ishika, and Hurlicia Hardeway, with Dr. Chad Ruoff moderating. Let’s continue the conversation! Join us on March 12th.

Bring your questions and share how their experience resonates with you!

Thank you to our sponsors / supporters for our awareness and education programs!

Want to see our previous Patient Panel: Living with Narcolepsy & Idiopathic Hypersomnia from our Denver conference? Click below!


Ishika Sachdeva is a Philadelphia County Paralegal in the Child Welfare Unit of the Department of Human Services. She aspires to attend law school. Ishika has championed the interests of young adults with sleep disorders on Capitol Hill during Rare Disease Week. She aspires to bring much-needed change to the healthcare field through education and legal assistance.

Jelissa Suarez was diagnosed with idiopathic hypersomnia in 2017. Her experience with self-advocacy arose as a means of survival in academia, the workforce, and in navigating the healthcare system. Jelissa holds a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences and currently serves as a research program coordinator at an academic institution.


Our Transition Director, Amy Kant, will moderate. Amy has over 30 years experience working within advocacy, healthcare, and community organizations. She is passionate about serving Narcolepsy Network and providing essential tools for support, education, and advocacy.

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Date Created: February 23rd, 2024
Last Updated: March 12th, 2024