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National. 10 regions. Founded 1981. Council of the Arthritis Foundation devoted to serving the special needs of children, teens and young adults with childhood rheumatic diseases (including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis) and their families. Provides information, advocacy, educational materials, programs and conferences. Offers online support and local chapter locator. Membership $20/yr. (for Arthritis Fdn).
Juvenile Arthritis Alliance
1330 W. Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Voice: 404-872-7100 ext. 7538
National. Provides support for individuals with Still's disease, a form of arthritis that is characterized by high spiking fevers and evanescent (transient) salmon-colored rash, through discussion boards, chat and Yahoo and Facebook 'closed' online support groups.
1123 S. Kimbrel Ave.
Panama City, FL 32404
International. Founded 2005. Provides support for individuals with Palindromic Rheumatism via forums and phone meetings.
44 Baguley St., Droylsden
Manchester, UK M43 7BB
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Online. Provides support and education to persons with psoriatic arthritis. Also has resource information.
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