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International network. 9000 members. Supports and advocates for individuals and their families diagnosed with transverse myelitis and other rare neuroimmunological disorders of the central nervous system (e.g. acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, optic neiritis and Neuromyelitis Optica, aka'Davic's Disease'). Networks families together for support. Provides research literature, newsletter and annual journal. Provides a support forum for communication through social networks and a bulletin board. Assists in the development of local support groups. Conducts an annual summer camp for children 5-17 years of age with ADEM, NMO, ON and TM and their families. Fund-raises for research and clinical and research fellowships. Conducts symposia and workshops.
Transverse Myelitis Association
c/o Sandy Siegel
1787 Sutter Parkway
Powell, OH 43065-8806
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