Monthly Archives: July 2020


Perspectives on Self-advocacy

self-advocacy for Turner Syndrome

Do you want to advocate for yourself but do not know what self-advocacy actually means? Struggling to find examples of being a self-advocate? This article can help you! We recently talked with members from the Turner Syndrome (TS) community to…

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A Turner Syndrome Advocacy Success Story

advocacy for Turner syndrome

Engaging in Turner Syndrome (TS) advocacy can be a big task. However, it is one of the most important ways to make a difference for all girls and women who live with TS. In this post, organizing advocate Renee Nowacki…

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Turn A Page Read-A-Thon

Turner syndrome read-a-thon

Announcing the TSF Read-A-Thon: Turn a Page for Turner Syndrome Do you love to read? As students prepare to go back to school and summer comes to an end, we hope to encourage learning and cognitive development through reading, all…

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Self-Advocacy Tips for Healthcare, School, and Work

self-advocacy

This month, we are discussing all kinds of advocacy, which includes self-advocacy. To be a self-advocate means to understand your needs and speak up for them until you get what you need. Sometimes, this can be intimidating, like if you’re…

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Peer Chat: Self-Advocacy and Turner Syndrome

self-advocacy

Written by Elizabeth (Liz) Rivera, Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) intern and blog writer. Self-advocacy is important for any patient who has Turner Syndrome (TS) and their caregivers. The ability to speak up for your needs is crucial to ensure access…

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Recognizing Your Beauty

blog series with Katie Steedly curling

Written by Katie Steedly Curling, PhD, writer, and guest blogger for the Turner Syndrome Foundation. Katie writes monthly about her experiences living with Turner Syndrome. In this article, she discusses recognizing your beauty in a world that often focuses on…

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Awareness Committee Video Project Increases Awareness of Turner Syndrome

Turner syndrome video campaign

Written by Elizabeth (Liz) Rivera, Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) intern and blog post writer. TSF’s newest volunteer endeavor, the Awareness Committee, has started full speed ahead on its first project, a video project called The Questions Campaign. The Awareness Committee…

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Grassroots Activism for Turner Syndrome: YOU Can Make a Difference!

legislative advocacy for Turner Syndrome

Written by Elizabeth (Liz) Rivera, Turner Syndrome Foundation intern and blog post writer. Struggling with finding ways to make a positive impact in your community? Through grassroots activism and legislative advocacy for Turner Syndrome, we can all make a difference!…

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Finding the Right Doctors for Your Daughter with Turner Syndrome

Amy and Chris are the parents of Avary, a wonderful, now four-year-old little girl who has Turner Syndrome. They have long been advocates for Turner Syndrome awareness, having navigated the stages of coping with diagnosis, finding care, and parenting a…

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Why I Love the TSF Autumn Retreat

The annual Turner Syndrome Foundation Autumn Retreat is always a great time! Bringing together women and girls who have Turner Syndrome offers the opportunity to form special connections with others who understand their point of view. We get together in…

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