Local Support Groups, Disability/Diag

Mutual support groups whose members are people who have specific disabilities, illnesses or other health conditions, their families and friends. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share information, resources, practical tips for daily living and encouragement about issues related to the disability or health problem. (AIRS PN-8100.3000)

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Address: 950 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20210
Phone: 800-514-0301
TDD: 800-514-0383
Toll Free Phone: 800-514-0301
Services Provided: Provides Information and Referral literature/materials

ADA Implementation Assistance
Accessibility Related Standards/Legislation Compliance
Assistive Technology Equipment
Group Advocacy
Information and Referral
Issue Advocacy
Labor and Employment Law
Legislative Advocacy
Library Services
Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Disabilities
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Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Address: PO Box 524
Crown Point, IN 46308
Phone: 219-789-9874
Toll Free Phone: 800-328-8476
Email: info@aspergersyndrome.org
Eligibility: Open to all.
Services Provided: An online resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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Last Updated: 4/18/2019
Organization Name: 5p- (five p minus) Society
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Address: 6229 Eckleson Street
Lakewood, CA 90713
Phone: 888-970-0777
Toll Free Phone: 888-970-0777
Eligibility: Parents and health care providers of children with Cri Du Chat syndrome.
Services Provided: Provides information, communication, and support groups to families having a child with 5P- Syndrome and to spread awareness and education to the families and their service providers. This syndrome is a chromosomal deletion disorder that results in intellectual and developmental issues in children.
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Last Updated: 1/6/2020
4601 Presidents Drive Ste 300
Lanham, MD 20706
Phone: 301-306-7070
Organization Name: CHADD
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Address: 4601 Presidents Drive Ste 300
Lanham, MD 20706
Phone: 301-306-7070
Email: Affiliate_Services@chadd.org
Eligibility: Open to the public, children and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, ADHD.
Services Provided: Provides an online clearinghouse for the latest evidence-based information and resources on ADHD. The National Resource Center on ADHD is a program of CHADD, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Find an affiliate using the website locator.
Provider Profiles: Internet based resource
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Last Updated: 11/27/2019
Address: 300 Rosewood Drive Suite 105
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 978-463-5843
Eligibility: Those affected by scleroderma and their families.
Services Provided: Raise funds and awareness for support, education and research.
Provides educational and emotional support, stimulates and support research designed to identify the cause and cure for scleroderma, and improve methods of treatment; and enhances the public's awareness of this disease.
Chapters and Support Groups may be located in Resources.
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Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Address: PO Box 1102
Olney, MD 20830
Toll Free Phone: 877-588-7904
Email: thyca@thyca.org
Eligibility: Thyroid cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and medical professionals.
Services Provided: Provides current information about thyroid cancer and support services available to people at any stage of testing, treatment, or lifelong monitoring for thyroid cancer, as well as their caregivers. Use website to find a support group in your area.
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Last Updated: 12/2/2019