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What do Halloween and Rett syndrome have in Common? Superheroes.

Today is the last day of October. Another year gone by from one Awareness Month to the next and still no treatment. But this is not a humdrum post BECAUSE treatment is now within sight. Each year in October superhero … Continue reading

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Body Bound by a Brain #4

A roller coaster twists and turns and bends. It can take your breath away. So does Rett syndrome, in a whole other, non-exhilarating, way. Rett syndrome twists and turns and bends our children’s bodies, often taking their breath away.   … Continue reading

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A Body Bound by a Brain #3

Oh, don’t us parents, all of us, just get so excited when our babies pass milestones- the first smile, the first laugh, the first time rolling over, the first step, the first word. The first word. That brilliant first word, … Continue reading

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A Body Bound by a Brain #2

You can feel it, when you’re right there. A quiet rumble at first, but within a blink of an eye, your world is shaking. It’s like time stands still, every second feels like a minute; and then, if you’re lucky, … Continue reading

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Neuren Gets the Green Light!

Well, I was NOT one of the first to get to social media today with the fantabulous news that Neuren has got the go ahead to do a Phase III pivotal trial with Trofinetide. I apologize, it was a day … Continue reading

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A Body Bound by a Brain #1

  When people see a young child with Rett syndrome, parents often get “they look normal.” It’s almost like a question, as if questioning the parent that they’re child is actually disabled. It’s a weird sensation in that moment-there’s nothing … Continue reading

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Putting the “Fun” in Fundraising

All over the country and world people are promoting Rett syndrome Awareness in many ways. There are fund-raisers galore and many ways the general public can participate. In California there are the upcoming SoCal picnic (Oct 21) and the NorCal … Continue reading

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