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Emma's story - diagnosed at 29

"Parkinson's makes me driven, it makes me passionate about what I do."

Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson's when she was 29. It could have ruined her life.

Instead, it made her quit her job, start her own business, write a book and share her story to inspire others with the condition.

Watch her talking about work, writing and starting a business with Parkinson's.

Emma on writing a book about Parkinson's

Emma on starting an art business

Emma on telling her boss about her Parkinson's

Being the Story

Watch Emma talk at the 2016 Being the Story event about how her life changed after her diagnosis and the amazing people who have helped her along the way.