Category Archives: boys with Rett syndrome

Trofinetide Series Part 3-LAVENDER- Arms and Interventions; Outcome Measures-Primary AKA a Leap Toward Proving Efficacy

Deep breath everybody. This is starting to get into the nitty gritty of what the hopes are for Trofinetide and how success will be measured. This can get complicated and I will try my very best to make it easy … Continue reading

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Our Unconquerable Souls

Nearly 70 years ago, Andreas Rett¬† observed two girls in his office with similar symptoms and thus began the known journey of Rett syndrome. In 1966 several German publications recognized his work. However, it wasn’t until 1983 that Dr. Bengt … Continue reading

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Trofinetide Series-Part I: Words you Need to Know

So, over the course of the next few weeks, I’m going to be doing a series of posts to catch you all up to speed on the Trofinetide trial, which for many of you seems to be going at a … Continue reading

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Close is Too Late for Too Many

As we approach the start of the Trofinetide trial, I know that it is going to go by in a blink.¬† And, there are other trials in different stages of development, each holding some parent’s hope for their child- improvement … Continue reading

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One Moment in Time…

To be honest, I had to wait over a day to try and write this post. And still, I start crying; I ramble; I’ve looked at what I’ve written and while to a special needs’ parent it may look coherent, … Continue reading

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All is Not Quiet on the Trofinetide Front #1 A Chess Game

It’s been very quiet in the public eye in regard to Trofinetide. We all are in a holding pattern as we wait for Phase III to begin, but BEHIND the scenes things are progressing strategically and clearly, like a chess … Continue reading

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Winding Down

Rett syndrome Awareness #30 October is winding down and we’ve almost made it through the month. As I sit here and write this, I know there are families who didn’t make it through, they lost their children in the days … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #3

And on we go! So far I’ve discussed what Trofinetide is, how it came about and what it does. Great, but what are we talking for a timeline, right? Who holds the strings? Just what the heck are the steps … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #2

So, here we go- Why was Rett syndrome chosen for Trofinetide trials. Contrary to what most people think, Trofinetide was not developed for Rett syndrome. A quick google search reveals that it was first developed for stroke, but the focus … Continue reading

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Trofinetide #1

So, we are narrowing in on the start of Phase III of Trofinetide. It’s a word that causes caution, skepticism, hope, giddiness and a myriad of other emotions. Even though I am completely convinced of it’s effectiveness, how it affects … Continue reading

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