Chief Smiling Officer and President
Saba Shahid is the Chief Smiling Officer of Creative Neurology (formerly The Art Cart), an internationally acclaimed organization that ignites creativity to take back control of symptoms in people with Parkinson’s Disease. In a short amount of time, Saba has developed her “Smile Through Art®” creativity and movement program and Let’s Combat Micrographia® program into an international offering that provides programming to thousands of patients teaching them how to live better with their symptoms instead of feeling burdened by them. Creative Neurology travels to different communities worldwide and also provides programming virtually. Saba is the author of “Lets Combat Micrographia® book series and creator of the live and autonomous workshop series. The Let’s Combat Micrographia® books and program is the only research-based program in the world that is proven to help improve small handwriting in as little as three to six weeks. Saba is on. the Board of DopaFit,Inc., a former board member for the American Parkinson’s Disease Association Massachusetts chapter, and a former 3rd Vice President of Girl Scouts of CT. Saba has created strategic partnerships with organizations, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies nationally that all join her in her mission to spread smiles through creativity and movement.
Since his mother passed away from complications due to Parkinson’s Disease in 2011, Chad has made it his life mission to help people with Parkinson’s Disease lead healthy and fulfilling lives. Chad, is the founder of DopaFit, a one of a kind movement center for people living with Parkinson’s in Western and Central Massachusetts. Chad, is Rock Steady Boxing certified, Delay the Disease certified, and PD SELF certified. He is a former board member for the American Parkinson’s Disease Association Massachusetts chapter and a public policy advocate on both the state and federal level. Chad has worked with the Michael J. Fox foundation to help raise awareness on Capitol Hill about the problems people living with Parkinson’s disease face on a daily basis. Currently, Chad is working on legislation in Massachusetts that will allow firefighters and first responders who are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease receive early retirement and a full pension. Chad works hard every day to make sure that people are living well with their Parkinson’s disease.
Our team, consisting of leading Movement Disorder Specialists, Neurologists, NPs, OTs, PTS, and professionals working with those living with PD, bring the most innovative solutions to help patients live better with symptoms instead of feeling burdened by them.