Category Archives: fund-raising for rett syndrome

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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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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Grieving a Child Gone, yet Still Here

For many parents, I’d almost dare to say all, Life can be categorized as “Life before Rett syndrome” and “Life after Rett syndrome”. My daughter, Katie, is 24 now. For 22.5 years I have loved the child in the “Life after … Continue reading

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A Month of Awareness

  October is Rett syndrome Awareness Month. This means of course to make OTHER people aware of Rett syndrome; for us parents, siblings, grandparents, caregivers the whole YEAR is awareness month.   So, how to make people aware? There are … Continue reading

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Raise Rett Syndrome Awareness

I’ve had my mind on other things, so somehow this escaped me, but today there is an organized push to raise Rett syndrome awareness, through #rettsyndromeawareness While we do devote the entire month of October to Rett Syndrome Awareness, it … Continue reading

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And Tomorrow it Begins

Tomorrow starts Rett Syndrome Awareness Month. Needless to say, all around the world parents, researchers, doctors, aides (the lovely ones, like Curry), siblings, grandparents and loved ones are going to bombard their Facebook pages with statistics, symptoms, pictures of purple … Continue reading

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It’s a Whole New Ballgame, Bring on Little League!

I have been on a bit of hiatus from all writing as Katelin and I settle in our new home of California. While I have been consumed by all the things parents of special needs children have to do after … Continue reading

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