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What School Psychologists Need to Know About Students with Turner Syndrome

Subscribe to our blog 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 challenges. Below is a review of an article from the National […]

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

Subscribe to our blog 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. How can we nurture this in individuals with TS and help

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Turner Syndrome & Family History/Heredity

Subscribe to our blog 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 are rare exceptions,TS is not considered hereditary, meaning that it generally

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Sharing a Turner Syndrome Diagnosis with Your Child at Different Stages

Subscribe to our blog 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 and educating the child about their condition. It increases knowledge, self-advocacy,

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Turner Syndrome and the Importance of Newborn Screening

Subscribe to our blog Medical advancements in newborn screening have improved the early diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, including Turner syndrome (TS). This screening is efficient, cost-effective, and although not frequently talked about, includes routine tests that take place prenatally or immediately after birth. Since September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month, we will take

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How To Open a Conversation About Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

Subscribe to our blog 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 important conversation. The Importance of Approaching the TS Diagnosis Conversation We

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Turner Syndrome and Fertility: Act Early!

Subscribe to our blog While infertility is one of the primary symptoms of Turner Syndrome (TS), fertility treatments can help some patients, primarily those with mosaic TS. In this post, we summarize and discuss the article “Importance of early and precise ascertainment of mosaic TS for fertility preservation and assisted reproduction counseling,” by Borini and

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What Are Growth Hormone and Estrogen Therapy?

Subscribe to our blog Growth hormone and estrogen therapies are among the most common treatments for individuals who have Turner Syndrome (TS). Short stature affects at least 95% of all individuals with TS and is the most consistent and readily recognizable clinical feature of TS. Additionally, only 16% of those affected have spontaneous puberty, and many

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Finding Answers to Your Questions about Turner Syndrome

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 child with the condition. We asked them for tips on finding answers to questions about

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