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Cerebral Palsy Organizations & Support Groups|
American Academy for CP and
6300 North River Road Ste. 727
Rosemount, IL 60018-4226
Phone: (847) 698-1635
Children's Hemiplegia and Stroke Assocn. (CHASA)
4101 West Green Oaks Blvd., Ste. 305
Arlington, TX 76016
4351 Garden City Drive
Landover, MD 20785-7223
Tel: 301-459-3700 800-EFA-1000 (332-1000)
Independent Living Research Utilization Project (ILRU) The Institute for
Rehabilitation and Research
2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 520-0232; (713) 520-5136 (TT)
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Tel: 914-428-7100 888-MODIMES (663-4637)
Academy for Child Development
P O Box 380
Huntsville, UT 84317
National Disability Sports Alliance
25 West Independence Way
Kingston, RI 02881
Seal Society, Inc.
230 West Monroe Street, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 726-6200; (312) 726-4258 (TT)
Web address: http://www.seals.com
Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
8455 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3319
(301) 588-9284 (TT/Voice); (800) 346-2742
Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc.
1660 L Street N.W., Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202)776-0406; (202) 973-7197 (TT)
(800) 872-5827 (V/TT)
Web Address: http://www.ucpa.org
Provides support and information for families of children with Worster-drought,
a form of cerebral palsy. Offers phone support in the United Kingdom. Pen pals,
networking of families, literature and newsletter.
Spastic Centre of NSW - offers information, services, research, and support
for people with cerebral palsy, their families, and care givers.
Hemi-Kids Foundation - support for children who have hemiplegia due to
pediatric stroke or other causes.
Cerebral Palsy Ability
Center - Describes conductive education and provides classes and training in
the greater Washington, DC area.
Cristina and Friends -
Non-profit organization that disseminates information about cerebral palsy and
other conditions causing physical challenges.
a nonprofit information clearinghouse on assistive technology
ideas and instructions for adapting toys for use by children with CP
Camping Experiences for Children with Disabilities
Employment Links for the Disabled
Self-Help Group Clearinghouses by Ed M.
There are some local non-profit self-help group clearinghouses that help people
with free help to both find or form any type of local support group. For a list
of such local self-help group clearinghouses worldwide, go to:
There are also additional tips on starting a group at:
Providing Help locating support groups and medical information.