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A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC.

A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC. #65631197


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  • 5280 Stirling Street
    Granite Bay, Placer

A Touch of Understanding’s mission is to encourage acceptance and respect for all individuals. ATOU's educational programs are designed to increase understanding of differences, thereby minimizing discrimination, bullying, and social isolation suffered by children and adults who are perceived as different for any reason, but especially those with disabilities.

ATOU's in-school workshop provides a potent, life-changing opportunity for students to meet people with disabilities and to experience for themselves what it may be like to have a disability. The workshop is broken up into two parts.
  • Part 1: Speakers with disabilities talk about their life, their challenges, and how they achieve their goals. During the hour and a half session, students are encouraged to interact with these volunteers and ask questions.
  • Part 2: Students visit activity stations where they: use a wheelchair and white cane, learn to write their names in Braille, perform a task using a mirror to simulate a le…
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ACCESS IN MOTION NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

ACCESS IN MOTION #69408460


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  • 1100 Melody Lane STE 133
    Roseville, Placer

Access in Motion provides non-emergency medical transportation.

10% off for Veterans

Access in Motion serves Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are subscribed directly (and not through other insurance plans). Access in Motion is dedicated to providing on-time, accessible non-emergency medical transportation for the disabled community in Rocklin, Roseville, and surrounding areas in Placer and Sacramento counties. The company specializes in providing mobility services to and from dialysis and other medical appointments for individuals using wheelchairs and walkers or who are simply not able to drive themselves safely. Access in Motion provides door-to-door wheelchair service to ensure that passengers are personally escorted to their destination and safely returned home again.

Transportation Services are for:
  • Dialysis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Doctor Appointments
  • Dentist Appointments
  • Labs/Imaging
  • Outpatient Procedures
  • Family Events, Lunch, Special Occasions
  • Discharges from medical f…
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ACHIEVE TAHOE

ACHIEVE TAHOE #65631260


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  • 2680 Alpine Meadows Road
    Alpine Meadows, Placer

The Achieve Tahoe Program Center is located at Alpine Meadows Resort in the North Lake Tahoe area of Northern California.

ADAPTIVE SKI AND SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTION FOR ALL ABILITIES
We are open daily for lessons from December 1st through April 28th (conditions permitting). We are a member school of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA). Our PSIA-certified instructors and trained volunteers make skiing or snowboarding possible for anyone with physical, sensory or intellectual disabilities.

ADAPTIVE SUMMER SPORTS: A variety of summer sports are available in the Tahoe and Sacramento areas, such as: water skiing, paddle sports and sailing.

MILITARY ADAPTIVE SPORT CAMPS: Achieve Tahoe conducts a winter and summer sport camp for military service members disabled during active duty.

FAQs

What if I cannot afford to pay the lesson fee?
Achieve Tahoe members with extreme financial needs may apply to waive the fees for participation in our sports programs thanks to our Katherine Hayes Rodrigu… [read more]
ALS ASSOCIATION, GREATER SACRAMENTO CHAPTER

ALS ASSOCIATION, GREATER SACRAMENTO CHAPTER #65631163


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  • 5701 Sunrise Boulevard
    Citrus Heights, Sacramento

The ALS Association leads the way in research, care services, public education, and public policy- giving help and hope to those facing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

The Chapter provides local comprehensive care services, from supporting Multidisciplinary Centers of Excellence, providing grants to patients and caregivers, local & national legislative work, to the funding of global research programs. A care services team provides:
  • Information, referrals,
  • Support group meetings
  • In-home evaluations
  • Loaned speech communication devices
  • Loaned durable medical equipment to people with ALS and their caregivers
  • Patient/caregiver support groups
  • Other services related to ALS
See website for more information.
ALZHEIMER'S INFORMATION - AASNC

ALZHEIMER'S AID SOCIETY OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA #4661168


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  • 2641 Cottage Way
    Sacramento, Sacramento

The Alzheimer’s Aid Society exists to support those affected by Alzheimer’s disease – the individuals who have the disease, their family, caregiver, and the community.

How they help:
  • Providing support groups, compassion, and education throughout the journey of Alzheimer's disease.
  • Encouraging and supporting research into causes, improved diagnosis, and prevention of Alzheimer's disease.  Supporting medical research and promote public awareness.
  • Advocating for the medical, social, psychological and financial needs of those with the disease, their families and caregivers.
  • Promoting public awareness to the needs.

 
ALZHEIMER'S/DEMENTIA SUPPORT AND SERVICES

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION: GREATER SACRAMENTO AREA #65630851


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  • 1455 Reponse Road
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • 24/7 Helpline
    800-272-3900

The Alzheimer's Association seeks to eliminate Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia through:
  • Research
  • Connecting people to research studies through TrialMatch
  • Advocates for policies and laws that support individuals with dementia and their caregivers
  • Raises awareness of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia
  • Safety services
  • Care and support for individuals with all forms of dementia (or mild cognitive impairment), family, friends and professional caregivers through a Helpline (800-272-3900, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week)
  • Care consultations
  • Education workshops
  • Conferences
  • Support groups for caregivers and a group for persons with Alzheimer's or other dementias in the early stage
  • Written and online materials in multiple languages
  • Respite grants
ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION: NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION: NORTHEASTERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER #65631194


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  • 1851 Heritage Lane
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-312-3416

The Chapter serves communities throughout Northeastern California, San Joaquin Valley and Northern Nevada. Public and corporate funds support research, public information, advocacy, physician referrals, exercise classes, self-help courses and support groups.
AUTISM RESOURCE SERVICES - FEAT

FAMILIES FOR EARLY AUTISM TREATMENT #4663216


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  • PO Box 255722
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Families for Early Autism Treatment offers:
  • Education, advocacy and support for the Northern California Autism Community
  • Information to parents of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders including Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder(PDD), and Asperger's Syndrome, and to professionals about FEAT, its goals, organization, and how FEAT can help families.
  • Information about other available resources
  • A quarterly newsletter
BREATHE CALIFORNIA

BREATHE CALIFORNIA #65631217


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  • 909 12th Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-444-5900

Breathe California of Sacramento Emigrant Trails is dedicated to healthy air and preventing lung and other air-pollution related diseases by partnering with youth, advocating public policy, supporting air pollution research, and educating the public.
CALIFORNIA HIV/AIDS HOTLINE

CALIFORNIA HIV/AIDS HOTLINE #65631219


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  • 995 Market Street
    San Francisco, San Francisco
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    800-367-AIDS

Provides information and referral about HIV and AIDS Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm (and 9pm Tuesdays)