The Connection between Turner Syndrome and Autism

Is there a connection between Turner syndrome (TS) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Both conditions occur on a spectrum, which means they will vary greatly in how they present in patients. Is there a connection between the two conditions, though?…

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My Story/Voices of Infertility: My Little Miracle Man

The Turner Syndrome Foundation’s (TSF) My Story blog series highlights the experiences of individuals, families, and caregivers affected by Turner Syndrome (TS). Their stories have an incredible ability to inspire others and make a positive impact on the TS community. For…

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What School Psychologists Need To Know About Students with Turner Syndrome

Students with Turner syndrome (TS) often have special needs in the classroom. Some experience nonverbal learning disorder (NVLD), social anxiety, or other challenges. School psychologists are in a unique position to nurture these students’ strengths and support them in their…

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Turner Syndrome & Verbal Skills: a Good-news Story!

We often hear a lot about the challenges of Turner syndrome (TS), which vary from patient to patient. But let’s make sure to look at the positives, too! One of those for individuals with TS is having above-average verbal skills….

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Turner Syndrome & Family History/Heredity

After a child receives a diagnosis of Turner Syndrome (TS), parents and caregivers are likely to have many questions regarding their child’s health and future. One common question is whether or not TS is hereditary or somehow preventable. While there…

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Sharing a Turner Syndrome Diagnosis with Your Child at Different Stages

Many parents struggle with sharing a Turner Syndrome (TS) diagnosis with their child. When is it appropriate? How do I share it? How much do I share? It is a difficult decision, but there are benefits to sharing the diagnosis…

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Turner Syndrome & Gastrointestinal Disorders

December 1-7 is Chron’s & Colitis Awareness Week. Given the prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders among patients with Turner syndrome (TS), increasing awareness of the symptoms and clinical indicators of autoimmune disorders is vital for proper management of TS. Early testing…

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A Day in the Life with Turner Syndrome: Throughout the Lifespan

With this post, we conclude our “Day in the Life” series and recall all the amazing individuals we’ve gotten to know! Canon Pham, a high school senior from California and Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) blog volunteer, came up with the…

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The Healthy Impact of Being Helpful

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As children, we often learn to treat people the way we would want to be treated, or how being helpful is important because it benefits the world around us. But what if helping our community not only benefits the world and…

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All About Giving Thanks

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As we approach the end of 2021, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) takes a deep dive into what giving thanks truly means, how it impacts you and your community, and how to give thanks. More than Just Two Little Words…

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