Meet other family caregivers to share solutions, lend support, celebrate successes and offer advice on caring for an aging relative, parent, spouse and for those who are considering nursing home placement.
An email support group for parents of children with hemiplegia or hemiparesis. Over 500 parents currently participate as well as therapists, physicians, and adults with hemipelgia who also share their thoughts.
Hosted by a clinical psychologist, this site has focus groups for both multiracial children and adults who have a white appearance. Meetings take place via a chatroom on Thursdays.
|Fatty Oxidation Disorders|
Join others from around the world for emotional and practical support through questions, concerns and family stories dealing with Fatty Oxidation Disorder (FOD). Resources, information and group registration also available.
An email discussion group for parents, caregivers, and others who are working with children who have physical and/or mental disabilities, or other special needs. Resources, recommended books, memorials, and related links also.
Support for women and men who have undergone cosmetic surgery and/or body enhancement procedures. Provides a monitored community hosted by qualified psychotherapists, counsellors, and licensed psychologists.
Find support through email (for those that have MS, and for caregivers), message boards and chat. Although anyone may use the chatroom, only members are allowed to post on the boards. Resources, a kids section and lots more.
|National Pemphigus Foundation|
A caring network with a range of services and resources available for those who have this rare autoimmune blistering disorder of the skin, as well as family members and caregivers. Clinical trial info available also for those interested.
A safe environment where kids with special needs from all over the world can meet and make friends. Monitored chat and forums are provided as well as games and a newsletter. Volunteers are also needed to help monitor, encourage, and support the kids.
Interactive community - Support group chats, friendly chat, ecards for arthritic pals, benefit auctions, medical resources for research, web casts, & expert advice; info on clinical trials being conducted. Donations encouraged.