RELEVANT SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS (ALL)

* Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease (APBD)

header-logo         http://apbdrf.org/

 

Mental Illness

 

* Nonclassic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia 

HHN-logo-from-ES    http://www.hormone.org

cares logo http://www.caresfoundation.org

 

* Parkinson’s disease  

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation   http://www.pdf.org/

National Parkinson Foundation  http://www.parkinson.org/

 

*Aging

UJA-Federation of New York  https://www.ujafedny.org/what-we-do/caring-for-people-in-need/caring-for-the-elderly/

 

*Preconception Carrier Screening: Tay-Sachs and more

Places to be screened

  1. Local Doctor or Genetic Counselor
  2. Program for Jewish Genetic Health (New York Metropolitan Area)

  3. The Center for Jewish Genetics (Chicago, IL)

  4. Jewish Genetic Diseases Center of Greater Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ)
  5. Victor Centers for Jewish Genetic Diseases (Philadelphia, PA; Boston, MA; Miami, FL)
  6. Emory Jewish Genetic Disease Program (Atlanta, GA)
  7. Dor Yeshorim (New York, Israel, England, Canada)  

 

*Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

CCFAcolorlogo       www.ccfa.org

JCCSG       www.jccsg.org

 

*Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

    www.sharsheret.org

         www.facingourrisk.org

       www.brightpink.org

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