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Specific Organizations

JUNE 29, 2020

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American Brain Tumor Association

This organization offers information, education, advocacy, research funding and more, for individuals with any kind of brain tumor, and their families/caregivers. The website has an extensive list of resources for education and support, such as local support groups, online support resources, and tumor and treatment information.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. Local chapters offer information/referral, support groups, and transportation to medical appointments.

American Council of the Blind (ACB)
National The ACB serves as a representative national organization of blind people. Provides information and referral services for the blind throughout the country. Also provides scholarship assistance to blind/visually impaired post-secondary students. The organization is also an advocate and provides legal assistance on matters relating to blindness. The Braille Forum, a free monthly national magazine, is available for anybody interested. It may be printed in braille, large print, cassette, and IBM compatible. Visit the website to locate your local chapter.

Autism Society of America - National
National website for the Autism Society of America. Provides information on autism, events, brochures and materials. There is a nationwide online directory of ASA Chapters, professionals, government resources and service providers. Also awards college scholarships to individuals with Autism. Visit website to find eligibility requirements.
Website dedicated to providing information on cerebral palsy, Erb's Palsy, and other logical injuries. Committed to eliminating all preventable cases of cerebral palsy, Erb's Palsy and other neurological injuries and can help you cope with the challenges of caring for special needs child contains links and resources, special education, treatments, and lifetime benefits.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – National
The CF Foundation provides medical information and awards funding for research on Cystic Fibrosis. The foundation also provides financial assistance in the form of college scholarships and Patient Assistance Programs for those who qualify. See website for eligibility guidelines and applications.

Epilepsy Foundation – National
An online source for information, community and resources, this website features information about epilepsy and furthers the vision of the Epilepsy Therapy Project to create a powerful resource for everyone involved in caring for, or treating, those with epilepsy. Information is provided for children, teens, and caregivers

Hydrocephalus Association – National
National non-profit organization providing support, resources, education and advocacy for families and individuals dealing with the complexities of Hydrocephalus. Publications are also available in Spanish. Services include an Outreach Program which provides free information to families and individuals; telephone support for one-to-one personal support by trained specialists; social activities and an annual conference for providers and families.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
Provides information, referral and disease education services for children with diabetes. Also provides a newsletter, access to clinical trials and advocacy.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – National
Provides financial assistance for some medications, co-payments, therapy treatment, and transportation to treatment centers and for certain types of blood tests for those in need. Anyone verified by physicians as having lymphoma myeloma, Hodgkins disease or leukemia is eligible. Also provides information and referral services, support groups, and discussion boards.

Conditions: Cancer, Hodgkin's Disease, Leukemia and Lymphoma, Myeloma