Education & Communicating TS

Articles discussing information to educators and communications relating to TS.

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Psychosocial and Educational Considerations

Subscribe to our blog The State of Healthcare and Educational Access for Girls with TS Turner syndrome (TS) can have varying degrees of impact on one’s education through both potential learning and physical disabilities. These may include social cognition, ADHD or ADD, math abilities, and visuospatial organization.  Often girls with Turner syndrome and their families […]

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Let’s Learn: Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities

If the term NVLD (Non-Verbal Learning Disability) is unfamiliar, we are here to change that today! Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities are learning disabilities where an individual has deficits in visual-spatial abilities and math, often contradicting their strong verbal skills. It is estimated that these disabilities are present to some degree in 99% of females with TS.

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What School Psychologists Need to Know About Students with Turner Syndrome

Subscribe to our blog Students with Turner syndrome (TS) often have special needs in the classroom. Some experience nonverbal learning disorder (NVLD), social anxiety, or other challenges. School psychologists are in a unique position to nurture these students’ strengths and support them in their challenges. Below is a review of an article from the National

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Sharing a Turner Syndrome Diagnosis with Your Child at Different Stages

Subscribe to our blog Many parents struggle with sharing a Turner Syndrome (TS) diagnosis with their child. When is it appropriate? How do I share it? How much do I share? It is a difficult decision, but there are benefits to sharing the diagnosis and educating the child about their condition. It increases knowledge, self-advocacy,

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How To Spread Your Butterfly Wings & Be Successful in College

Subscribe to our blog Getting accepted to college is a huge accomplishment. Many students wonder if they are prepared for the challenges they might face when entering college and feel worried about managing academic and personal life. The transition from high school to college can be intimidating, but there are many opportunities and resources available

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How To Confidently Talk about Infertility: a Guide

Subscribe to our blog Intro Are you struggling with talking to your family about infertility caused by Turner Syndrome (TS)? Are you a woman with TS who’s finding it difficult to talk to your partner or strangers about it? This article will discuss everything you need to know about talking about infertility, from what it

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A Guide to Common Challenges of Elementary Schoolers with Turner Syndrome

Subscribe to our blog School can be difficult for many students, but especially if they have a chronic condition. This article will address the common challenges of elementary schoolers with Turner Syndrome (TS) and how to help them overcome them.. Disclaimers: Caretakers, this article is not meant to be a replacement for medically based educational

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How To Communicate Effectively

Subscribe to our blog The importance of communication has increased during the pandemic, The Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) presents this article to discuss effective communication and the barriers to it, communication in different situations, communication for social change (like TS awareness!), and resources to enhance your communication skills.  Paradigm Shift with Communication During the Pandemic

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How To Open a Conversation About Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

Subscribe to our blog One of the most challenging aspects of Turner Syndrome (TS) is knowing when and how to approach the TS diagnosis conversation. Whether you are a parent/caregiver or patient, read on to learn more about when and how to have this important conversation. The Importance of Approaching the TS Diagnosis Conversation We

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