Family and friends of disabled individuals Meetup Groups

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Do you find that people act surprised when you tell them you have a disability? Do they say "But you don't look sick" or ask what's your disability really about? Are you wanting support to move ahead in your life despite your disability? Are you want

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The goal of NW Service Dog group is to support members in the areas of Service Dog Training, education and legal information. Meet other local Service Dog handlers and/or trainers that understand the process. Start to finish help and support for do I

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Service Dog Handlers/Trainers
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Do you have a brother or sister with a disability, mental illness, or medical condition? If you want to socialize with other adult siblings like you and enjoy doing fun stuff in the Boston area, then this is the group for you! We've had some great ac

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The Brighter Future Society (BFS) is a group of motivated young professionals who are committed to promoting the mission of the YAI Network through social service. YAI is a Manhattan-based not-for-profit organization that provides serviBy volunteerin­

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BFS
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This group was established in 2010 by a small group of amputees who met while receiving outpatient physiotherapy at St. John's Rehab Hospital in Toronto, Canada. Right from the get go, we realized how important it was for amputees and caregivers to

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Friends of AMPOWER!
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Getting together on a regular basis to share ideas on what has and hasn't worked in relation to people's disability funding package. People who are interested in sharing innovative ideas on support services is what we are all about. The group is inde

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Disability community members
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Welcome! This is a social group for typically developing siblings (aged 8-10) of children with disabilities. The purpose of the group is for siblings to spend time together doing fun activities. Please note that this is not a therapeutic support grou

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Freedom Wear: Where fashion meets aging & people with disabilities. Are you interested in exploring and co-creating solutions for people who have difficulty dressing / undressing themselves? This is a group designers, researchers, creatives & explor

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Co-Creators
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This is a group to help bring together those with Gastroparesis, Ehlers-Danlos, Dysautonomia, and other illnesses associated. Let's get together, talk about the realities of day to day living, and support one another through these debilitating illne

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Silent Illness Survivors
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H.E.L.P. Challenge, (which stands for Healthy Eating, Living and Playing), is all about helping adults with disabilities, their families and the community live healthier, more fun lives. Lynda and Katy Drake, who are the mother and twin sister of Ale

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October 24, 2014

Savannah high end functioning special needs adults. Let's round up and meet for fun at the movies, the beach or just for dinner!

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October 18, 2014

This is a group for anyone interested in knowing more about hearing loss or have family members , children, parents, grandparents who have hearing problems. We will have at least one medical professional in the field at every meeting.

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October 15, 2014
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This is a group for anyone (CLS, Respite, Guardians, Parents, etc.) interested in social activities, playdates, and community events for individuals with special needs and disabilities. Also for Supports and Resources in our community for those worki

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Specially Involved Members
October 13, 2014

The evening is meant to be a fun and informal gathering of young leaders, ages of 18-25, who are committed to volunteering 20 hours in 2015 to fostering and promoting full access to all to cultural and recreational opportunities in our city. The "con

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Project Access NYC Young Leaders
September 13, 2014

Launched in 1991, Footloose Sailing Association is the Northwest’s premiere Sailing program for people of all disabilities, their friends, family and caregivers. We are dedicated to bringing independence on the water and competence in the sport of sa

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September 3, 2014
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DC sibs connects adult siblings of people with developmental disabilities in the Washington DC Metropolitan region. We are a chapter of the National Sibling Leadership Network. We are committed to providing support, resources, and advocacy to sibs in

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Sibs
August 29, 2014
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This group offers a variety of social activities for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities who reside with their families or independently in Worcester, Auburn, Leicester, Boylston, West Boylston, Holden, Paxton or Shrewsbury. Activ

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August 28, 2014

This is a group for parents with children or adults with developmental disabilities. Parents, let's get together and support one another and build a community support network by learning and share our various experiences and success stories of rising

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Compassionate Hearts
August 27, 2014

While all families face challenges, those of us with brothers and sisters who are on the Autism Spectrum experience unusual problems as children, and more complicated issues as adults.  This group seeks to provide a supportive forum to siblings who l

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Loving Adult Siblings
July 28, 2014

www.ekansh.org. Awareness, acceptance, sensitization and inclusion. People who want to volunteer time and effort to meet, discuss and strategize the way to Inclusion of PwD in mainstream society. Our work is dynamic, fun and impactful.

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