Northwest Ohio Health Information Center

Family to Family Health Information Specialist for Northwest Ohio

Patty Dovell

Northwest Ohio Directory of Resources-Diagnosis Specific 
    • ADD/ADHD Support Group
      • Michelle Self
      • 4th Monday of the month from 7pm-8:30pm
      • Grace United Methodist Church, 601 E. Boundary, Perrysburg OH


 Celiac Disease

  • North Coast Celiac Support Team-Bellevue Support Group
    • Dennis & Cheryl Dendinger
    • 419.483.6529
  • Richland County Celiac Support Group-Mansfield Support Group
    • First Presbyterian Church
    • 399 S. Trimble Rd, Mansfield OH
    • Bev Messner
    • 419.589.5972

 Down Syndrome

 Epilepy: Epilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio

Cystic Fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis of Metro Detroit and Northwest Ohio

 Interstitial Cystitis

    • Interstitial Cystitis Support Group-Lima
    • Jackie, Cheryl or Jamie at Dr. Chung’s office
    • 419.228.1000
    • IC Support Group of Marion
    • Vickie, 740.383.8093

  Juvenile Arthritis

    • PO Box 140512 Toledo OH 43614
    • 419.290.3145


 Macular Diseases: Sight Center of Northwest Ohio: Toledo Society for the Blind

  Northwest Ohio Directory of Resources-non Diagnosis specific

  • Ability Center of Greater Toledo
  • Easter Seals Society of Northern Ohio-Toledo
  • March of Dimes-Northwest Ohio
  • The ARC of Lucas County
    • 3450 W Central Ave, Suite 354, Toledo OH 43606
    • 419.882.0941
  • Children's Hospitals
  • Gliding Stars of Findlay
    • Inspiring documentary following one Star's first year with the Gliding Stars of Findlay. Jackson Doll is nine years old and has never had a play date or gone to a birthday party. His family has never seen him play a sport or even make a friend.
    • What would you do if your child couldn't cope with the world? Would you be able to push them to their potential even if you knew it was causing them distress? Go Jackson Doll is the story of a program that challenges special needs children to realize their potential through an unlikely outlet: ice skating. It's also the story of one brave family who would do whatever necessary to see their son succeed in a world he has trouble even comprehending.

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  • Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC
    • Serve people with disabilities of all ages who need help getting appropriate services.  Specialize in advocacy for students ages 3-21 needing appropriate school services, but can assist with issues regarding employment, higher education, and benefits.
  • Strengthening, Opportunities, Abilities and Relationships (SOAR)
    • Provide education, advocacy, and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families for every step in their lives.


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