Resources and Education

Please visit the following websites to learn more about rheumatic diseases and conditions

American College of Rheumatology 

This website offers information about rheumatic diseases and conditions, treatment options, patient education videos, resources for assistance, in addition to information about the healthcare professionals who care for patients with rheumatic diseases.

Arthritis Foundation

This website offers information about arthritis, treatment options, pain management and more. Learn about advocacy and ways you can get involved. Search for a local office and find upcoming events in your area.

Camp JRA 

Sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, Camp JRA offers a place for children with arthritis to have fun, make new friends and learn how to take control of their disease.

Cure JM Foundation 

A nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM) and Juvenile Polymyositis (JPM). Find information about JDM and JPM, and how you can get involved and stay connected through the various support networks offered by the Foundation.

The Lupus Foundation of America 

Get answers about lupus, its diagnosis and treatment options. Find help and resources, read news and stories, and learn about the Lupus Foundation of America national research program.

The Scleroderma Foundation 

Offers a nationwide network of 24 chapters and more than 150 support groups, a toll-free helpline providing information and referrals, and educational materials including “Scleroderma Voice” magazine, brochures, booklets and newsletters.

The Spondylitis Association of America 

SAA is the largest resource in the United States for people seeking information on AS and related diseases. If offers educational materials about spondyloarthritis, information about support groups and other ways to connect with others, as well as ways for you to get involved by supporting SAA.

Teens with Lupus

A booklet written for teens with lupus by a teen with lupus. Provides an overview of what lupus is, tips on living with lupus, ways to find support, and links to other resources.