(as used in e-learning): Groups of people facing a similar challenge and who benefit from sharing individual problems. Some online communities are self-run, and others are led by outside facilitators. Some support groups are available online as discussion listservs and newsgroups. Some support groups meet in person at formal users' meetings.
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Groups of people who meet regularly to discuss specific problems that are common to all of them.
groups of people that find solace in discussing a common problem.
Any group without a physician that offers support and help through common experience to an individual; examples are 12-step programs, Internet support groups, and Weight Watchers.
A support group is a group of homeschooling parents who meet together to offer encouragement and support for the homeschooling process. Some groups also provide training, legal advocacy, and co-op classes.
Groups of people who share a common bond (e.g., caregivers) who come together on a regular basis to share problems and experiences. May be sponsored by social service agencies, senior centers, religious organizations, as well as organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association. TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families-TANF provides assistance and work opportunities to needy families by granting states the federal funds and flexibility to develop and implement their own welfare programs.
Numerous support groups are offered by type of medical condition.
Groups of people with similar needs and concerns who meet together to support each other and the shared information.
Established to help families and/or persons with brain injuries to discuss, explore and resolve issues relative to their condition.Learning to cope with the common problems through encouragement of others and empowerment. Return to the top
people with a common experience, such as a breast cancer diagnosis, who meet to discuss their personal experiences and to support and educate each other.