Placerville Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

  • Mission: To foster improved physical, mental and emotional health for mobility-impaired persons
  • Mantra: Get up! Get out! Get better!
  • Founded: 2007; Incorporated: 2011; Nonprofit status: in progress
  • Address: PO Box 1327, Placerville, CA 95667
  • Group meeting: Fourth Monday monthly at Marshall Community Health Library, 681 Main, Placerville
  • Board meeting: First Monday monthly (same location)
  • Growth: five on rolls initially – now, 50
  • Scope: West to Sacramento, East to Pollock Pines, North to Auburn, South to Jackson
    Activities include: participation in disabled sports events sponsored by Access Leisure (Sac P&R), DSUSA-Far west, BORP and Reno P&R Abilities Program; cooperation with City of Placerville to achieve ADA compliance; partnering with area businesses to achieve ADA compliance without litigation; hosting first annual Hangtown Cranker Classic, charity ride for disabled and able-bodied, June 23, 2012.
  • Contact: Lynn Murray, lynnmurray2684@att.net, Phone – 530-417-1457 (work), 530-295-7620 (cell)

Polio Survivors Association

Richard Daggett, President
(562) 862-4508
12720 La Reina Avenue
Downey, CA  90242
Richard@polioassociation.org
richarddaggett@ca.rr.com
www.polioassociation.org

Through The Looking Glass

www.lookingglass.org
3075 Adeline Street, Suite 120
Berkeley, CA 94703
Phone: 1.800.644.2666 (VOICE)
TTY: 510.848,1005
Local: 510.848.1112
Fax: 510.848.4445
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am to 5pm Pacific Time
Mission:  Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is a nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. TLG is a disability community based nonprofit organization, which emerged from the independent living movement, and was founded in 1982 in Berkeley, California. Our mission is “To create, demonstrate and encourage non-pathological and empowering resources and model early intervention services for families with disability issues in parent or child which integrate expertise derived from personal disability experience and disability culture.”