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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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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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. It is a totally i

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Individuals with Funding
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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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Founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant, international organization that has grown from one original chapter to almost 1,500 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. Best Buddies programs engage partic

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Buddies
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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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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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Enablers
July 26, 2014

This is an opportunity for those that are a part of the disabled community to come together and support, network, socialize, and laugh. Topics for discussions may include, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, the highs and lows of applying for Social Security Dis

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Beaverton Disability Support.
July 23, 2014

Who doesn't want to spend time with friends? This group helps individuals who have intellectual and developmental disabilities connect in the community with their friends. While it is a concept of The Arc of Dearborn County, it is operated independen­

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June 30, 2014

Group to discuss internal and external disabilities and the challenges that go along with them. We also would like to have people meet new friends and plan events together.

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June 23, 2014

Are you passionate about life? Do you enjoy socialising with friends? Would you like to make your environment a little easier to access for yourself and those with disabilities? Join us and let's make a real difference. Our aim is simple. Making publ

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June 14, 2014

We are a fun-loving group of people who focus on our abilities not our disabilities. This meet-up is not only for adult individuals with special needs but their families, too. The goal is to create opportunities to find new friendships, explore diffe

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Members
June 11, 2014

It's good to know that you are not alone in the world, and that there are other parents who need help finding ways to cope with the blessings and problems of having an adult child with a developmental or intellectual challenge. This is a group witho

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Parents of Disabled Adult Kids
June 8, 2014

Carers NZ is hosting meetups in Auckland this year. Would you like to join us for a few hours of lighthearted time out? We'd love to see you!

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Friends
June 5, 2014
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Do you have an adult family member with a mild intellectual disability who would enjoy socializing and sharing activities with others? Let's get together for coffee and talk about how we might work together to create social events where everyone can

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Friends
June 1, 2014

This a group for people who use a wheelchair daily, but are still interested in being social and active and connect with like minded wheelchair users, their family and friends.

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