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Programs that provide equipment, information, social services or other forms of support which supplement the treatment or habilitation of people who have illnesses, injuries or disabilities or facilitate their ability to function. Included are blood banking services and other anatomical specimen banks, assistive technology equipment and services, medical equipment and supplies, health care referrals, health insurance, pharmacy services, prescription medication support services and health education information which may be instrumental in the prevention of illnesses, injuries or disabilities prior to their occurrence, teach people to provide emergency first aid or help people make informed decisions about health care.

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Community Behavioral Healthcare Network-Fulton-Human ServicesProvides behavioral health and other human service solutions for individuals, families and communities.FultonCommunity Behavioral Healthcare Network - ProgramCommunity Behavioral Healthcare Network
Family Behavioral Resources Specialized Autism ServicesAutism Therapy: Program that offers any of a variety of therapeutic interventions, which may be used singly or in combination, to address the range of social, language, sensory and behavioral difficulties experienced by children and adults with autism and related disorders. Specialized Information and Referral: Program that maintains information about community resources for autism Home Based Mental Health Services: Program that provides clinical therapeutic services, medication, daily living skills assistance and other mental health services for people who are unable to leave their homes; for families with children experiencing a crisis that is so severe that the child is at imminent risk for hospitalization or placement in a residential treatment facility; or for people for whom home-based services are the most appropriate option.BedfordFamily Behavioral Resources- BedfordFamily Behavioral Resources
Family Behavioral Resources Summer Therapeutic Activities Programs (STAP)Camp Journey, designed specifically for those who carry a diagnosis of autism or a related disorder Our STAPs have been an incredible success since their inception. Serving children in kindergarten through the eighth grade, these camps are designed to enhance: Coping Skills ~ Emotion Regulation ~ Social Relationships ~ Team-Building ~ Problem-Solving Health and Wellness ~ Self-Advocacy (through Anti-Bullying Activities) ~ Self-Esteem The camps offer different age-appropriate themes each week. Oftentimes, transportation can be provided by the Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP). Your county case manager can assist you with that information.BedfordFamily Behavioral Resources- BedfordFamily Behavioral Resources
Guillain-Barre Syndrome/Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Foundation International - Support ServicesAlthough most people recover from GBS and CIDP, the duration of the illness is unpredictable and often months of hospital care are required. Thus, both patient and family undergo the emotional trauma of an uncertain future, not knowing if and when recovery will occur. To assist patients and their families to cope with GBS/CIDP, the Foundation provides emotional support to patients and their loved ones. Support Services include: - Personal visits, when possible, by former patients to those currently in hospitals and rehabilitation centers. - Supplies literature and educational material, including a comprehensive 70-page booklet entitled "An Overview for the Layperson" so patients and families can learn what to expect during the illness, as well as Guidebooks for Caregivers, and for children with GBS. Trifolds are available in English, Spanish, Italian, French, Japanese, Hindi, Arabic, and others. - Educates the public and medical communities via sponsorship of local chapters and support groups. - Fosters and funds research into cause, treatment and other aspects of the disorder. - Directs patients with long-term disabilities to resources for vocational, financial and other assistance. - Develops national and international support groups. - Encourages financial support for community activities. - Sponsors International Educational Symposia for the medical community and general public. - Publishes The Communicator, a quarterly informational newsletter. - Advocates in Washington DC and elsewhere on issues relevent to GBS and CIDP.MontgomeryGuillain-Barre Syndrome Foundation International - Montgomery; ConshohockenGuillain-Barre Syndrome/Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Foundation International
Huntington's Disease Society of America - Support ServicesThe Delaware Valley Chapter of Huntington's Disease Society of America provides the following support to the communities served. - On staff Social Worker - Individual and family counseling - Monthly support group meetings - Referrals to health care professionals skilled in the management of HD - Referrals to genetic counseling - Annual educational conferences - In-service training - Information including print and electronic - An overnight retreat/camp for individuals in early to mid stage HDMontgomeryHuntington's Disease Society of America, Eastern PA Chapter - Montgomery; Plymouth MeetingHuntington's Disease Society of America, Eastern PA Chapter
MD At HOMEGENERAL MEDICAL CARE Care for patients with complex or routine problems. Broad range of services including urgent care for acute problems and comprehensive care for chronic conditions. Can arrange of all the test, studies, and consultations that may be required to evaluate and treat any problem. Range of services include the following: complete physicals, all blood tests, X-rays, EKG's and Sonograms. Only sees patients in their homes, not in a doctor's office.YorkMD At HomeMD At Home
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