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Awareness Committee Video Project Increases Awareness of Turner Syndrome

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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

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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!

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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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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 Variations

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Turner Syndrome manifests itself differently in each patient. This post will examine the different variations of Turner Syndrome and what that means for girls and women with the condition. Many people do not realize that there are two variations of…

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Turner Syndrome Research Opportunities

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Written by Liz Rivera, TSF intern and currently a junior at Stockton University studying sociology and anthropology. Liz has a strong passion for helping people and hopes to connect people in need with support and resources to help them live…

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Twitter Chat: Turner Syndrome and Women’s Health

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Written by Cassidy Hooper, TSF volunteer Twitter Chat Facilitator In anticipation of Women’s Health Month this month, we had a wonderful Twitter discussion in April about Turner Syndrome and women’s health. We talked about different women’s experiences with Turner Syndrome and…

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Family Planning Options for Women with Turner Syndrome

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Infertility is widely known as one of the most common challenges associated with Turner Syndrome, due to premature ovarian failure. As a result, only 2 to 5% of patients who have Turner Syndrome will have spontaneous conception. This usually occurs…

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Healthy Coping Strategies for Anxiety

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In our most recent webinar with Paula Glashausser, LCSW, ACM, she shared several healthy coping strategies for those who experience anxiety. In this blog we will provide an overview of some “emotional coping” strategies she outlined. These simple exercises can…

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Turner Syndrome and Pregnancy: Against All Odds

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Heather, a woman who has Turner Syndrome, shares how she was able to successfully use IVF to start her family. The majority of females who have Turner Syndrome are unable to have children, and even if they can, pregnancy often…

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