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Narcolepsy 360 Podcast

Learn more about Narcolepsy via our Narcolepsy 360 Podcast.

Narcolepsy 360 Podcast 

Every person diagnosed with narcolepsy embarks on a unique journey. There is no standard path, and for many, this proves to be among the most challenging aspects of the disorder.

The narcolepsy 360 podcasts are a series of interviews that take a panoramic view of narcolepsy from the patient, care-giver, research and clinical perspective. Each conversation draws on experiences, best practices and expert advice from patients, parents and doctors. From latest research to life-style tips, our podcasts shed light on the less discussed issues around narcolepsy.

Join Claire Crisp, our Executive Director, as she chats every week with people within our community.

EP 4 – Claire Crisp

Welcome to the new season of Narcolepsy 360! Claire Crisp is an author, advocate, Executive Director at Wake Up Narcolepsy and mother of a child living with narcolepsy. In this episode, Claire shares her journey on deciding to write a memoir about the process to get her daughter, Matilda, properly diagnosed with narcolepsy. She also shares that through writing the book, her passion and dedication to supporting and advocating for families who are navigating life narcolepsy grew. So much so that she took on the role of Executive Director at Wake Up Narcolepsy!

Claire also tells us some exciting things that are happening at Wake Up Narcolepsy and how you can get involved. You can follow Claire at @londonerinla on Instagram, @clairecrisp1 on Twitter, and @claireccrisp on Facebook. Be sure to check out Claire’s book and blog at If you are interested in any of the events, services, and support Wake Up Narcolepsy offers, please go to

You can follow us at @narcolepsy_360 on Instagram and  @wakeupnarcolepsy on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Let us know your thoughts about this episode by using the hashtag #narcolepsy360 and please rate and review us on iTunes.

Podcast Archive

EP 3 – Julia Steiner

Ep 1 – Dr. Eric Zhou

EP 2 – Andee Coppel

The narcolepsy 360 Podcast are produced by Elizabeth Windom and sponsored by Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a life-long sleep disorder of the central nervous system characterized by the brain’s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles.

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How is Narcolepsy diagnosed?

Diagnosing narcolepsy can be a time consuming and frustrating process.

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