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American Sickle Cell Anemia Association

DD Bldg. Cleveland Clinic
Suite DD1-201
10900 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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The American Sickle Cell Anemia Association (ASCAA) is a 501(c) 3 organization that provides quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, counseling and supportive services to individuals and families at risk for Sickle Cell Disease and it’s variants.

The organization currently provides a wide range of services to those individuals and families with either sickle cell trait or variants of the disease itself. Key services include: ongoing follow-up diagnostic testing, counseling, and tracking services for parents with infants who screen positive by the State Laboratory; Family Counseling and Support Services; coordination of medical, social services, education and support for the program’s clientele; teacher education and screening services delivery at upwards of 85 local health fairs. In addition, ASCAA makes outreach to the region’s African American, Hispanic, Mediterranean, and Arab communities for family education and the identification of the incidence of sickle cell disease.