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This information is provided as a resource and does not constitute an endorsement for any group. It is the responsibility of the reader to decide whether a group is appropriate for his/her needs. For evidence-based information on diseases, conditions, symptoms, treatment and wellness issues, continue searching this site.

Juvenile Arthritis Alliance

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).
Write:
Juvenile Arthritis Alliance
1330 W. Peachtree St., Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30309
Voice: 404-872-7100 ext. 7538
Website: http://www.arthritis.org
Verified: 1/25/2013

International Still's Disease Foundation

National. Provides support for individuals with Still's disease, a form of arthritis that is characterized by hight spiking fevers and evanescent (transient) salmon-colored rash, through discussion boards, chat and Yahoo and Facebook 'closed' online support groups.
Write:
ISDF
1123 S. Kimbrel Ave.
Panama City, FL 32404
Voice: 850-871-6656
Fax: 850-871-6656
Website: http://www.stillsdisease.org
Verified: 9/17/2013

International Palindromic Rheumatism Society

International. Founded 2005. Provides support for individuals with Palindromic Rheumatism via forums and phone meetings.
Write:
IPRS
44 Baguley St., Droylsden
Manchester, UK M43 7BB
Voice: +44(0)17-437-90115
Website: http://www.palindromicrheumatism.org
E-mail: iprs@palindromic.org or iprs@f2s.com
Verified: 9/17/2013

WebMD Medical Reference from the American Self-Help Clearinghouse

Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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