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Take a Step For TS

Intro 2021 has been busy for many of us. It’s hard to balance our academic, work, family, and social lives on top of weathering the pandemic’s many changes. Because of that, it has become difficult for us to find time…

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A Guide to Common Challenges of Elementary Schoolers with Turner Syndrome

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…

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How To Open a Conversation About Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

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…

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Connection Between Turner Syndrome and Math Skills

Is it true that all individuals  with Turner Syndrome (TS) are weaker in math than their peers? According to the many TS patients the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) interacts with, they can definitely experience challenges. But, there are many exceptions…

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The Power of Labels

Turner Syndrome (TS) and other chronic conditions can become a large part of one’s identity, but the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF wants) individuals with TS to know that they are so much more than their diagnosis! How Labels Work Labels…

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Exercise and Young People with Turner Syndrome

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This post summarizes an article by Dr. Thalia Thompson, et al. titled “A Mixed-Methods Study of Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Turner Syndrome.” It explores how Turner Syndrome (TS) affects young people’s ability to exercise, given…

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Sports and Other Activities for Children with Turner Syndrome

Sports Tips for Children with TS

This post highlights important tips for children with Turner Syndrome (TS) interested in sports and other activities. This information is based on a recent webinar on the Cognitive Impact of TS, hosted by the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) and presented…

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Games to Develop Cognitive Skills

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In the webinar about the Cognitive Impact of Turner Syndrome, Dr. O’Desky discusses different games and activities an individual may do to strengthen their cognitive abilities. Individuals of all ages can use these tools, but it is important to begin…

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Their Reading Challenges

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Is your child having lower test scores than the average student on topics such as reading and writing? Are they getting frustrated with or losing interest in reading with you or in class? They may have reading challenges, such as…

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Susan’s Educational Journey

Susan is a volunteer blog post editor and translator for the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF). Her Turner Syndrome (TS) journey began when she was 19, after testing by the genetics department at her university. She is now 51. While TS…

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