Wellness. Support. Awareness.
Committed to enriching the lives of those living with scleroderma
in Atlantic Canada
Providing financial, emotional, motivational, educational, and social support to those living with scleroderma and their caregivers in Atlantic Canada.
Spreading awareness and educating the public about scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, which has no known cause and no known cure.
Engaging with medical professionals, government, and media to advocate for the those living with scleroderma in Atlantic Canada.
Providing education for patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and health care students to increase understanding and awareness of scleroderma.
What is scleroderma?
Scleroderma is a rare, progressive, and chronic autoimmune connective tissue disorder that causes excess collagen accumulation. “Sclero” means “hard” and “derma” means “skin”. But hardening skin is just one of many difficult symptoms that those living with scleroderma can experience.