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Turner Syndrome Transition Study

All Turner Syndrome patients ages 12-25 are able to support research through this online survey! Check out this research opportunity from Nisha Patel, a two-year endocrinology fellow at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She is studying the transition from…

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Loud and Clear: My Hormone Replacement Therapy Journey

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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 her experience with Hormone Replacement Therapy. Hormones are your body’s chemical…

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Finding Answers to Your Questions about Turner Syndrome

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

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Perspectives on Self-advocacy

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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

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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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Self-Advocacy Tips for Healthcare, School, and Work

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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

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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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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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Turner Syndrome Research: AJ’s Journey

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Written by Audrey (AJ) Jones, Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) intern and researcher. AJ is an anthropology PhD candidate at Emory University. She has been studying Turner Syndrome (TS) and working with the TSF since 2016. After completing her Princeton University…

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Turner Syndrome and Relationships: Twitter Chat

Written by Cassidy Hooper, TSF volunteer Twitter Chat Facilitator Our Twitter discussion in May was about Turner Syndrome (TS) and relationships. It was so interesting and inspiring to learn about all the personal experiences with relationships as they relate to…

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