Support Group - Grandparent of Children with Disabilities
8161 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, MN, 55437
Distance: 1044 Miles
A group of people that meet on a regular basis to share their experiences and provide mutual support.
The Grandparent to Grandparent program supports grandparents of children with disabilities through:
* Support groups
* Phone support
* Articles and newsletters
Grandparents are also welcome to participate in PACER activities, workshops and learn from the materials online.
- Assistance with community resources
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
Call for more information and to connect with groups.
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Activities for People with Disabilities
- Assistive Technology Coaching
- Assistive Technology Training and Lending Library
- Children's Mental Health and Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Project
- Information and Support - Housing for Youth with Disabilities
- Legal Education and Information
- School to Adult Life Transition
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
PH-1400.6500-650Parent to Parent Networking Definition
Programs that link parents whose children have a specific disease, disorder, disability or other issues with other parents whose children have similar challenges for the purpose of information sharing and support. Also included are programs for parents who themselves have a disability or other problems that have an impact on their parenting ability.
PN-8100.6500Parenting/Family Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have experiences relating to adoption, birth control, family planning, pregnancy, childbirth, foster care, kinship care, marriage, parenting, separation/divorce, single parenting, step families, blended families, grandparent rights or other family situations. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; and provide an opportunity for participants to share their experience, strengths and hopes, understand their relationships and work through related emotions.
YJ-6750Families/Friends of People With Disabilities Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by ongoing interaction with and concern about the individual with a disability.
The mother or father of an individual's parents.
YK-6500.3600Kinship Caregivers Definition
Grandparents, aunts and uncles or other relatives, members of a child’s tribe or clan, godparents, stepparents, neighbors, friends of the family or other adults who can serve as "family" who have taken on the responsibility of raising children in situations where the birthparents are unable or unwilling to provide for their care.