Visit the FSHD Society Chapters directory to see if there is a chapter near you, or learn how to start a chapter in your area. To start a local support group (not a full-scale chapter), please contact the FSHD Society. We can share best practices and help with outreach to patients in your area.
For upcoming chapter and local support group meeting dates, see the Event Calendar.
About current support groups
For patients in and around the state of Michigan. Members gather 3-4 times a year and have met in Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Grand Rapids. If you are interested, please contact Amy Tesolin-Gee.
Patients in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region are meeting around twice a year. If you are interested, please contact the FSHD Society.
Southwest / Oklahoma
Meetings hosted by Tulsa-based FSHD Society board member Jim Chin, for folks in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri. For updates, check out the FSHD Society Southwest Facebook page. If interested in learning more, contact Jim Chin.
Planning to meet twice a year. If interested, please contact the FSHD Society.
Meets several times a year. If you are interested in joining, please contact Brad and Patty Mauldin.