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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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Occupational Therapy for Visual Deficits Caused By Turner Syndrome: Free Webinar

occupational therapy and vision

Written by Elizabeth (Liz) Rivera, Turner Syndrome Foundation intern and blog writer. Occupational therapy (OT) can support many of those who have visual deficits caused by Turner Syndrome (TS) to perform daily functional tasks. Did you know that about 35%…

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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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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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Understanding Experiences with Turner Syndrome- Research Project

Research Opportunity

Audrey (AJ) Jones is an anthropology PhD candidate at Emory University. She has been studying Turner Syndrome and working with the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) since 2016. After completing her Princeton University Bachelor’s thesis on Turner Syndrome communities, she is…

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Figure and Ground: Perceptions of Living with Turner Syndrome

blog series with Katie Steedly curling

Katie Steedly Curling, PhD, writer, and guest blogger for the Turner Syndrome describes her perceptions of living with Turner Syndrome throughout her life using the concept of figure and ground. Our perceptions of our experiences, including living with Turner Syndrome,…

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