Category: Educator Cognition & Learning


Social Skills and Relationships in Turner Syndrome: a Study

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One of the main goals of the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) is to educate medical professionals and institutions on important research that can help patients with Turner Syndrome  (TS). In this post, we summarize the research paper “Social Skills and…

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Turner Syndrome Foundation 2021 Annual Report

As we pause to reflect on our 2021 Annual Report, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) hopes for peace, safety, and joy in the new year. As part of our mission, we encourage others to ask for the help they need,…

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International Thanksgiving Traditions

Intro On the fourth Thursday in November every year, people gather around their dining room tables for extravagant meals to celebrate Thanksgiving. Society seems to have forgotten about it, skipping over it right after Halloween and celebrating Christmas instead. However,…

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Electronic Health Records Enhance Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) spreads awareness of earlier diagnosis. Early diagnosis means that TS patients and their caregivers can better prepare for any related medical issues and…

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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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