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Star Sisters Celebrate International Day of Friendship

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Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, you too? I thought I was the only one. -C.S. Lewis Hi! My name is Amanda, and I am 21 years old with Turner Syndrome (TS). After my…

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The Power of Labels

Turner Syndrome (TS) and other chronic conditions can become a large part of one’s identity, but the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF wants) individuals with TS to know that they are so much more than their diagnosis! How Labels Work Labels…

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Environmentally Friendly Ways To Promote TS Awareness & Fundraise

You can help members of the Turner Syndrome (TS) community and protect the environment at the same time. Learn more about environmentally friendly ways to promote TS awareness and how to support the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF), while also doing…

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How To Call Government Officials Like A Pro

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Calling your local government officials is a great way to spread awareness of your cause and fight for actionable change, but many people may not know how to do it, or why. This article will tell you everything you need…

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From 1938 to 2020: It’s Time for Change

Did you know that Turner Syndrome (TS) was first discovered in 1938? It might be hard to believe, given that, after 80 years, there is still a lack of awareness, research, and support for the TS community. Take a look…

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How to Find a Turner Syndrome Specialist

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Do you or a loved one have health challenges due to Turner Syndrome? Struggling with finding the doctors you need in order to stay healthy? This article will help you learn how to find doctors that can help you with…

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Their Reading Challenges

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Is your child having lower test scores than the average student on topics such as reading and writing? Are they getting frustrated with or losing interest in reading with you or in class? They may have reading challenges, such as…

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Cyberbullying: How to Help your Child

 Is your child acting more upset, angry, hungry, antisocial, or tired lately? Has your child become less social online or become more negatively emotional when online? Does your child have health challenges that cause them to stand out at school,…

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How To Advocate for Your Child in School: Navigating 504 Plans and IEPs

Do you or a loved one have a child who struggles in school? Are you having difficulty advocating for their academic needs? Learn how to advocate for your child in school using a 504 plan or Individualized Educational Program (IEP)…

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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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