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Newly Diagnosed

If you've recently received a scleroderma diagnosis, you may have a lot of questions and are wondering what's next. We have a strong community of people ready to help you figure this out and there are many resources available to get you the information you need to make informed decisions.

Highland Park Support Group

Support Groups

Connect with a support group and meet others who share your experience. Ask questions among a group of peers and build a network of support.

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Scleroderma 101

Hear an overview of what scleroderma is from experts in the field and get your questions answered in this online Zoom meeting. Contact us to be notified when there is a new session.

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It's tempting to spend the day searching the Internet. Instead, check out our library of educational videos from experts in the field.

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Family at a walk to cure scleroderma

Phone Support

About Scleroderma

Get Involved

If you're not sure where to start or just prefer speaking to someone one-on-one, we are here to help. Call our office at 312-660-1131.

Learn more about scleroderma and how it affects the body with this general overview and description.

A great way to meet others in our community and take a stand against scleroderma is through our fundraising events.

A Supportive Hug

- Support Group Leader

"Scleroderma can seem scary at first. Getting educated and meeting other scleroderma patients helped ease my fears. The Scleroderma Foundation of Greater Chicago has been an excellent resource for me."

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- Support Group Leader

"If you have been diagnosed with scleroderma, you don't have to deal with it alone. Our support groups will help you navigate and gain valuable information. I may hate the disease but I choose to love life." 


- Support Group Leader

"Take a breath. You don’t have to figure it all out at once. You’ve landed in a good place. There’s a lot of people in this community that are willing to walk alongside you."

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