The San Diego Chapter has made it a mission to educate first responders about the symptoms of HD and how to properly handle confrontations. More about this local effort can be read here.
 
 If you’re located in the San Diego area and would like to have your local police, fire, or paramedic services educated about HD please contact Doug Schulte at dschulte@san.rr.com.

Resources

Take Me Home Program; www.sdsheriff.net/tmh
• A regional photo-based information system hosted by the Sheriff’s Department accessible by all Law Enforcement in San Diego. It is designed to assist Law Enforcement (Police and Sheriff) during contacts with members of the community who have disabilities such as, but not limited to Huntington’s Disease, Autism, Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Down syndrome, deafness or any other Developmental Disabilities.
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​UCSD Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence; http://hd.ucsd.edu
• The GHPP Clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of persons affected with HD.
• The team includes neurologists, a psychiatrist, clinical nurse specialist, neuropsychologists, a social worker, center coordinator, and dietician. • Clinic visits include complementary scheduling for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and swallowing evaluations, mobility equipment referrals, and other recurring services.
  • 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, Suite C129, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Contact Sungmee Park at (858) 246-1254 or Sup035@ucsd.edu 

National HDSA national website; www.hdsa.org
Families can request complementary education and support materials through HDSA’s National office
  • National Helpline - 800-345-4372
  • Huntington’s Disease ID bracelet
 
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