This is a group for parents of children who have been diagnosed with a form of Juvenile Arthritis or other rheumatic disease. We know that statistically, there are about 2800 kids in San Antonio who have JA. We want to have a place for parents to support each other. We can gather socially and, if so desired, seek out a more formal support group setting that would provide education and psychological support for the caretakers. There is already a small group of families who have connected through working with the Arthritis Foundation in San Antonio. We would like to extend our network. It is so helpful to be able to get together with others who have similar experiences and issues. The kids love to play and support each other, too.

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Recent Meetups

  • April 4 · 2:00 PM

    4th Annual JA Family Easter Egg Hunt

    8 Members

    This is how the San Antonio JA family meetup got officially started! Come and join us for a fun afternoon. The big kids can help hide the eggs for the little ones. Make... Learn more
  • March 1 · 2:00 PM

    2015 JA Family Day

    7 Members

    Please join us at Main Event Entertainment - West on Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2pm - 4pm. The address is 8514 State Hwy 151 San Antonio, TX 78245.
  • May 17, 2014 · 8:00 AM

    2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis

    5 Members

    Hi, we had a great time at the 3rd annual egg hunt!  Please join us for our next meetup at the Walk to Cure Arthritis.  You can create a team in honor of your kid, and... Learn more
  • April 19, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    5 Members

    It's our 3rd Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza!  This is a great event for families with kids of all ages.  The older kids help hide eggs and hunt with the littles. We... Learn more
  • March 29, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    JA family gathering/Arthritis Foundation meeting

    14 Members

    All, please bring your families to this fun gathering.  The Arthritis Foundation has been working on outreach and support for JA families, and this is your opportunity... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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