Living with Disabilities Meetup Groups

Meet with people in your local area who live with various Disabilities. Learn how others cope with their disability, offer support and make new friends.

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We are a group of Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people who meet every week to chat in ASL. This group is open to ANYONE with an interest in American Sign Language and Deaf culture, from beginning ASL students to those who are fluent. We especial

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ASL Enthusiasts
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Welcome to CASPAN, the Chicago Autism SPectrum Adult (and Teen) Network! Meet with local teens, young adults and adults affected by Asperger's, autism, PDD-NOS, and related autistic spectrum and pervasive developmental issues. Both formally and self-

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People on the Autism Spectrum
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Do you find that people act surprised when you tell them you have a disability? Do they say "But you don't look sick" or ask what's your disability really about? Are you wanting support to move ahead in your life despite your disability? Are you want

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Best Buddies is a movement towards understanding, acceptance and integration for people with developmental disabilities. Founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver over 20 years ago, Best Buddies creates one-to-one mutually enriching friendships between peop

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Buddies
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Being dyslexic can mean both challenges and opportunities when establishing and maintaining a successful career. In a study conducted by Professor Logan from Cass Business School it was "found that dyslexic people display better skills in oral commun

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CHADD is a national non-profit organization serving children and adults with attention deficit disorders. We provide support, education, and resources for those with AD/HD, parents of children with AD/HD, spouses and anyone who wishes to support the

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ADD'ers
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We are group of people that gives support for those coping with chronic pain, physical disability and illness. We support each other through sharing experiences, feelings and knowledge. I'm sorry, but we are not a cancer support group specifically.­

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Coping with Chronic Pain/illness
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Meet other local Parents of Children with Special Needs, regardless of diagnosis. Gather for support, advice, and companionship. Enjoy socializing with both parents and children.

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Parents of Special Needs Kids
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This club is unique, as far as support groups go, because the key is to have fun and facilitate friendships while educating the community about epilepsy. We can introduce each other to favorite New York City venues and bond over similar issues. We us

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Friends with Epilepsy
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Our group is a Social Network for the Special Needs Community and their Parents/Guardians coming together to Make a Difference in Our Children's Lives. ~~~~~~~~~ There are scheduled events happening in New Jersey... Such as Dances, Movies, Beach Pa

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October 18, 2014

This is a group for anyone interested in knowing more about hearing loss or have family members , children, parents, grandparents who have hearing problems. We will have at least one medical professional in the field at every meeting.

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October 17, 2014

Hi my name is Rebecca Sherwood! I am a 27-year-old qualified counsellor with a passion for philosophy. I was born with cerebral palsy and have started this group in the hope of meeting new people with all different kinds of disabilities, both seen an

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October 16, 2014

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland (MDI) is organising “The Big Single Mingle” a social event aimed at single people with disabilities as well as abled bodied people. The purpose of this event is to bring people together in a social setting to meet likeminde

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Singles
October 15, 2014
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This is a group for anyone (CLS, Respite, Guardians, Parents, etc.) interested in social activities, playdates, and community events for individuals with special needs and disabilities. Also for Supports and Resources in our community for those worki

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Specially Involved Members
October 13, 2014

The evening is meant to be a fun and informal gathering of young leaders, ages of 18-25, who are committed to volunteering 20 hours in 2015 to fostering and promoting full access to all to cultural and recreational opportunities in our city. The "con

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Project Access NYC Young Leaders
October 12, 2014

we gather every sunday at after 15 to 16 o clock, pls come to have a look how we do assistance to needy handicapped and disable citizens and needy citizens. every body contribute to the Organization.

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Volunteer
October 11, 2014

As a disabled individual, I know what it is like to go through the process of applying for SSDI benefits. There is a tremendous need for those of us that are disabled, to learn more about options around getting on benefits, and what happens if you de

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Disability Empowerment
October 6, 2014

Welcome all! This is a group about you, for you, and to help you. We know what it's like to be a patient in the healthcare industry - all of the people in our team have or have had chronic illnesses. We also know how to advocate, and I founded a non-

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Healthcare Students
October 3, 2014

This is a group for women in wheelchairs interested in meeting others in similar circumstances for friendly, supportive conversation and fun. Men and women who want to help women in wheelchairs grow and flourish in their lives are welcome as well We

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Wheelchair Women
October 2, 2014

Do you seek encouragement and motivation in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles? Would you like to speak with others who understand what you're going through? I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1995 and have found it to be a quite

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