Category Archives: Rett syndrome Awareness

A Trip of a Lifetime

I recently took a trip with Katelin. A long, boring, exhausting trip- more than worth it for the end result, but the getting there and getting back were tough. Katelin threw up on the way back and that was the … 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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In the Spotlight!- Colleen English

Every once-in-awhile you meet someone just destined to change your world. One of those people is Colleen. In the years that I’ve known her, her great, big heart has gone from figuring out to provide gift cards to trial families … Continue reading

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Hold the Presses-Trofinetide in the News!

The first publication of the Pediatric Trofinetide trial has hit the proverbial newsstand! Neurology.org has published “Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of trofinetide in pediatric Rett syndrome” ahead of print. So, it’s hotter than “hot off the press.” So, quick cut … Continue reading

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In the Spotlight!- Dame Margaret Brimble

Soon the Phase III Pivotal trial for Trofinetide will begin. I have a personal goal of full recruitment within three months. That doesn’t mean everyone has started, but that all the spots are ready to be filled. WE CAN MAKE … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

I’ve had some great female role models over the years and I have a pretty long memory. The first woman I remember, even before my own grandparents, was Grandma Watson, we lived upstairs from her when I was just a … Continue reading

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