Support Groups: C

Canada Mastocytosis Support   (online forum)

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Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society

(Angelman Syndrome)

Canadian Association for Community Living
(Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Autism, Chromosome Abnormality)

Canadian Association for Familial Ataxias
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Canadian Association for Porphyria
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Canadian Association for Rare Disorders

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(Rare Disorders)

Canadian Association for Williams Syndrome (CAWS)
(Williams Syndrome)

Canadian Association of Alternating Hemiplegia- French

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(Alterating Hemiplegia)

Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 

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(Hearing Impairment, Speech Impairment, Deafness)

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Celiac Association
(Celiac Disease)

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
(Abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs)

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
(Cystic Fibrosis)

Canadian Diabetes Association


Canadian Down Syndrome Society
(Down Syndrome)

Canadian Ectodermal Dysplasia Syndromes (CEDSA)

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(Ectodermal Dysplasia)

Canadian Fabry Association
(Fabry Disease)

Canadian Families With Galactosemia

Canadian Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Network
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(Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva - FOP)

Canadian Hearing Society

Canadian Hemochromatosis Society

Canadian Hemophilia Society
(Hemophilia A&B, Von Willebrand"s Disease, Platelet Function Disorders)

Canadian Liver Foundation
(Liver Disease)

Canadian Marfan Association
(Marfan Syndrome)

Canadian Mental Health Association
(Mental Illness, Manic Depression)

Canadian Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 Society
( Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 -MEN1)

Canadian National Institute for the Blind
(Blindness,Visual Impairment)

Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders
(Rare Disorders)

Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders

Canadian Pompe Association
(Pompe Disease)

Canadian Retinoblastoma Society

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Canadian Society for Mucopolysaccharide & Related Disease Inc.

: Hurler Syndrome, Scheie Syndrome, Hurler-Scheie syndrome, Hunter Syndrome, Sanfilippo Syndrome, Morquio Syndrome, Maroteaux-Lamy Syndrome, Sly Syndrome
MUCOLIPIDOSIS (ML) : ML I (Sialidosis), ML II (I-Cell Disease), ML III (Pseudo-Hurler polydystrophy), ML IV
OLGOSACCHARIDOSES: Mannosidosis, Fucosidosis, Aspartylglycosaminuria (AGU), Multiple Sulfatase Deficiency
GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDOSES: Landing's Disease (GM 1 gangliosidosis), Tay-Sachs & Sandhoff (GM 2 gangliosidosis), Fabry Disease (Trihexosylceramidosis), Gaucher's Disease (Glucosylceramidosis), Niemann-Pick's Disease (Sphingomyelinosis),
Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (Sulfatidosis), Krabbe's Disease (Galactosylceramidosis),
Farber's Disease (Lipogranulomatosis)

Canadian Stuttering Association

Canadian Syringomyelia Network


Cancer Genetics Support Group of Canada (CGSGC)
(Inherited Breast and Colon Cancer)

Carter Centers
(Holoprosencephaly, Craniofacial Abnormalities)

CDKL5 Canada

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(CDKL5 Disorder)

Cerebral Palsy Group

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(Cerebral Palsy)

Cerebral Palsy Guide 

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(Cerebral Palsy)

Cerebral Palsy Guidance
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(Cerebral Palsy)

CHADD- Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
(Attention Deficit Disorder)

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
(Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder, Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy, Peroneal Muscular Atrophy)

CHARGE Syndrome Canada
(Charge Syndrome)

CHASE (Children's Heart Association for Support and Education)
(Heart Disease, Cardiac Abnormalities)

CHERUBS: The association of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research, Advocacy and Support
(Congentital Diaphragmatic Hernia)

Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases (CLIMB)

(Metabolic Diseases: Batten Disease, Canavan Disease, Galactosemia, Mucopolysaccharidosis, Leighs Disease, Tay-Sachs Disease, Adrenoleukodystrophy, Adrenomyeloneuropathy, Alexander's Disease, Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis, Cystinosis, Gaucher's Disease, Glycogen Storage Disease, Hyperoxaluria, I-Cell Disease, Krabbe Disease, Maple Syrup Urine Disease, Medium Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MCAD), Menkes Disease, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Organic Acidemia,Oxalosis (Oxaluria), Phenylketonuria (PKU), Porphyria, Pelizaeous-Merzbacher Disease,Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis, Niemann-Pick Disease, Refsum Disease, Spielmeyer-Vogt Disease, Wilson's Disease, Zellweger Syndrome) *For a complete listing, please refer to

Children's Craniofacial Association

(Craniofacial Anomalies)

Children's Tumor Foundation

Children's PKU Network
(Phenylketonuria- PKU)

(Chromosome) 5p-Society
(5P- Syndrome)

Chromosome 9P Network

(Chromosome 9 Disorders)

(Chromosome) 11q Research and Resource Group

(Jacobsen Syndrome, 11q- syndrome)

Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society
(Chromosome 18 & 13 Disorders)

Chromosome 22 Central
(Chromosome 22 disorders)

(Chromosome) 22q11 Group
(Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, DiGeorge Syndrome, Shprintzen Syndrome, 22q11.2 Deletions)

Chromosome Deletion Outreach Inc
(Chromosome Deletions, Trisomies, Inversions, Translocations and Rings)

Cleft Palate Foundation

(Cleft Palate)

Cobalamin Network
(Cobalamin (B12) Deficiency)

Coffin-Lowry Syndrome Foundation
(Coffin Lowry Syndrome)

Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation Family Network
(Congenital Disorders of Glycosylation CDG - formerly Carbohydrate-Deficient Glycoprotein Syndrome CDGS)

Congenital Lactic Acidosis Family Group

(Lactic Acidosis)

Cooley's Anemia Foundation and Thalassemia
(Beta-Thalassemia, Cooley's Anemia, Thalassemia Intermedia, Thalassemia Major, Thalassemia Minor)

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Canada
(Cornelia de Lange Syndrome)

Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation

(Cornelia de Lange Syndrome)

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, Inc.
(Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease)

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada
(Inflamatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's & Colitis, Ileitis)

Cystinosis Foundation

Cystinuria Support Network
(Cystinuria, Kidney Disorders)