Local Support Groups

ALL IN-PERSON SUPPORT GROUPS ARE CANCELLED AT THIS TIME.
VIRTUAL SUPPORT GROUP INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.
PLEASE SEE BELOW.

ANGELES ESPECIALES PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP
A Spanish-speaking support group for parents of children with special needs
Virtual support groups will take place the second Wednesday of each month from 9-11:30 a.m.
Join the meeting at https://www.facebook.com/groups/nerihm71/?ref=share
The focus of the group is to teach parents how to access resources related to:
-Special education
-Grants and scholarships
-Children’s and adult’s right
-Recreation
-Adaptive sports
For more information contact Helen Neri at 909-699-3614 or email helen2508@yahoo.com.

EPILEPSY SUPPORT GROUP
Second Tuesday of every month, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
For virtual group information please contact Melissa Pajarito at 909-558-9415.

HEAD INJURY AND TRAUMA SPINAL SUPPORT GROUP (HITSS)
Adult and Pediatrics Group Meeting
Virtual group information coming soon.
Call 800986HITSS (800-9864487).

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP
Second Thursday of the month, 6-7 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting:
https://llu.zoom.us/j/97808819861
Meeting ID: 978 0881 9861
Dial in: 669-900-6833
For more information about the support group, please contact the Digestive Disease Center at 909-651-4996.

LARYNGECTOMEE SUPPORT GROUP
To attend the virtual support group on the 1st and third Tuesday of the month
from 1 to 2 p.m. email jdatema@llu.edu or call 909-558-2325 for more information and to obtain the Zoom link.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP
Time: Jul 15, 2020 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Every month on the Third Wed, until Dec 16, 2020, 6 occurrence(s)
Jul 15, 2020 10:00 AM
Aug 19, 2020 10:00 AM
Sep 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Oct 21, 2020 10:00 AM
Nov 18, 2020 10:00 AM
Dec 16, 2020 10:00 AM
Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
Monthly: https://llu.zoom.us/meeting/tJwode-gpzouHNGgptUdcYz1zrQV8ynTGgAI/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCgqzksEt2UtB-CRow-GYjoM_zxmH5bgo16mw_xNiRQWxmnLPBzBOpmHuz3
Join Zoom Meeting
https://llu.zoom.us/j/98526891465?pwd=azRnemo1V1FtcVVtbGFzMmJ3Q3dHUT09
Meeting ID: 985 2689 1465
Password: 34893
Dial in: 669-900-6833
For more information, please contact LLUH ORC at 909-558-6144 or ssanlucas@llu.edu.

PEDIATRIC BRAIN AND SPINE TUMOR
First Monday of every month, 4:30 – 5:30 pm.
Virtual Zoom group
https://llu.zoom.us/j/96290373359?pwd=eGJjbmRmTURxbUdXVjN3c0xiME9PZz09
Meeting ID: 962 9037 3359
Passcode: 2020
Dial in: 669-900-6833
For more information, please contact: Janine Davis at (909) 651-4721 or Adriana Martinez at (909) 558-6388.

SICKLE CELL EDUCATION SERIES
Adult and family Support Group and Education Series
Second Thursday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Zoom Meeting
https://llu.zoom.us/j/97477866381?pwd=RkJRdUQ1YzdNQStzWkxGd0ZJZUYyQT09
Meeting ID: 974 7786 6381
Password: 116399
Dial in: 669-900-6833
For more information email sicklecell@llu.edu or  call (909) 851-8194.

STROKE/ANEURYSM SUPPORT GROUP
Join us for Life Enriching:
-Information
-Motivation
-Education
-Connections
-Relationships
-Encouragement
Third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Join virtual Zoom Meeting:
https://llu.zoom.us/j/93824289271?pwd=NGI1dno5clhZL2J2K3NsdVB5cW9FQT09
Meeting ID: 938 2428 9271
Password: 061620
Dial in: 669-900-6833
Led by Dr. Promod Pillai (Department of Neurosurgery)
For more information, please contact John Purifoy at jpurifoy@llu.edu or (909) 558-4726.

TOTAL SPINE HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP
Second Monday of every month, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting:
https://llu.zoom.us/j/97962031058?pwd=TjZLVWw2ck85bzF0b1djc2FtNDEvUT09
Meeting ID: 979 6203 1058
Password: 052820
Dial in: 669-900-6833
For more information, please contact Korina Lopez at (909) 651-4725.

RESOURCE GUIDE

Amputee Coalition (AC)
8882675669 or TTY 8655254512
www.amputee-coalition.org
 

Arthritis

Arthritis Foundation
800-283-7800
www.arthritis.org
 

Juvenile Arthritis Alliance
(JA Alliance)
800-283-7800

Blindness

American Foundationfor the Blind
8002325463
Addresses critical issues facing people with visual disabilities, including employment, independent living, literacy and technology
www.afb.org
 

Blindness Support Services
9513419244 Information, referrals, housing support, counseling, Braille tape transcription, speakers bureau, transportation assistance and prevocational training
 

Braille Institute
7148215000
www.brailleinstitute.org
 

National Federation of the Blind
4106599314
Resources include publications, aids and appliances, conventions, employment and training.
www.nfb.org
 

Brain Injury

Brain Injury Association of America, National Brain Injury Information Center
8004446443
Creating a better future through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy
www.biausa.org
 

Cerebral Palsy

United Cerebral Palsy
800USA5UCP (800-8725827)
national@ucp.org
www.ucp.org
 

Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society/Southern California Chapter
800FIGHTMS (800-3444867)
 

Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy Association
800-572-1717
www.mda.org
 

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

United Spinal Association
www.spinalcord.org
 

Stroke

Stroke Association of Southern California
3105751699
Free education and tools for patients and caregivers
www.strokesocal.org
 

American Brain Tumor Association
8008862282
www.abta.org