APS Foundation of America, Inc.


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Mission Statement:

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

Conditions Served:

Organization Name: APS Foundation of America, Inc.
Acronym: APSFA
Status of Org: Incorporated Nonprofit
Type of Org: Condition – specific - National
Have 501(c)3 Status: Yes
Year Established: 2005
Professional/Medical Board: Yes
Board of Directors: Yes
Paid Staff: No
Services Provided in these Languages: English
Annual Budget: $15,000.00
# of People with Conditions on Your Mailing List: 1500
Total # of People on Mailing List: 4000
# of Active Members/Volunteers in Your Organization: 10
Membership Size: 4000
# of Chapters: 1
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Address & Contact

Organization Address

Phone: 608-782-2626
Fax #: 608-782-6569
Address 1: Post Office Box 801
City: La Crosse
State: Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code: 54602-3432
Country: United States
Prefer to be Contacted: By Email

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Educational Materials

Information Provided for

  • Affected Individuals
  • Families of Affected Individuals
  • Care Providers
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Researchers
  • The Public
  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Media
  • Legislators

Printed Materials Provided in

  • English

        Educational Materials Include

        • Fact Sheet(s)
        • Pamphlet(s)
        • Booklet(s)
        • Website
        • Newsletter
        • Journal Articles on Condition
        • Research Updates
        • Video(s)/Movie(s)

        Conferences & Workshops

        No information is available for Conferences/Workshops.

        Service and Support Information

        Range of Services Include

        • Referrals to Local Chapter or Group
        • Referrals to Research Studies
        • Peer Support
        • Peer-to-peer Counseling
        • Medical Referrals
        • Referrals for Non-medical Services
        • Non-medical Services
        • Financial Referrals
        • Awareness Programs
        • Advocacy
        • E-mail List
        • Chat Room

        Financial Assistance for

        No information is available for Financial Assistance for.

        Research Information

        Cohort Development

        No information is available for Cohort Development.

        Disease Characterization

        No information is available for Disease Characterization.

        Research Management

        No information is available for Research Management.

        Research Funding

        No information is available for Research Funding.


        • Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

          This pamphlet is a layman’s terms summary of Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS). It covers such topics as diagnosis, symptoms, treatment, and coping. It is meant for patients newly diagnosed, however would also be good for informing friends and family

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012

        • Migraine Signs and Symptoms

          A migraine is a throbbing or pulsating headache that is often one sided (unilateral) and associated with nausea; vomiting; sensitivity to light, sound, and smells; sleep disruption; and depression. Attacks are often recurrent and tend to become less

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012

        • Handout on Health: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

          This booklet is for people who have systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly called SLE or lupus, as well as for their family and friends and others who want to better understand the disease. The booklet describes the disease and its symptoms and conta

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012

        • Deep Vein Thrombosis

          A deep vein thrombosis (throm-BO-sis) is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Most deep vein clots occur in the leg or hip veins. They also can occur in other parts of the body, such as arm, chest or other areas. Blood clots in the vei

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012

        • Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) & Pregnancy

          Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) is an illness that involve the immune system, and causes increased clotting of the blood. Normally antibodies, chemicals made by the immune system, are helpful in fighting germs or viral infections from outsid

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012

        • APS Friends & Support Forum

          Are you looking for Support for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS, APLS, APLA, Hughes Syndrome, or Sticky Blood? Well you've come to the right place! This is an private forum for people who have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, friends, fam

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012

        • APS Foundation of America, Inc Fan Page

          The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is the leading United States nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing national awareness to Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS).

          Updated: Nov 13, 2012