Wellness. Support. Awareness.

Committed to enriching the lives of those living with scleroderma
in Atlantic Canada

Support

Providing financial, emotional, motivational, educational, and social support to those living with scleroderma and their caregivers in Atlantic Canada.

Awareness

Spreading awareness and educating the public about scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, which has no known cause and no known cure.

Advocacy

Engaging with medical professionals, government, and media to advocate for the those living with scleroderma in Atlantic Canada.

Education

Providing education for patients, caregivers, health care professionals, and health care students to increase understanding and awareness of scleroderma.

Research

Supporting research and seeking funding to ensure better treatments are available for those living with scleroderma. Research is essential to finding a cure.

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 people living with scleroderma can experience.

Upcoming Events

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Please join us for the fourth webinar of the season on Sunday, January 16th at 2pm AST.

Our guests will be volunteers at Scleroderma Atlantic who will be sharing their current activities for the organization and their vision for the future.

Don’t forget to register! Visit here to confirm your attendance and save your spot.

Our Monthly Zoom Meetup

is at 11am AST on January 21st.

We hope to see you there!

The 2022 Walk/Run Meetings are underway!
We encourage everyone interested in planning next year’s event to join us.

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