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How To Spread Your Butterfly Wings & Be Successful in College

Getting accepted to college is a huge accomplishment. Many students wonder if they are prepared for the challenges they might face when entering college and feel worried about managing academic and personal life. The transition from high school to college…

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Gene Analysis Helps Identify Causes of Turner Syndrome

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) spreads awareness of this chromosomal condition. With increased awareness, researchers will have the knowledge to develop new perspectives about TS. As a result,…

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Turner Syndrome Foundation 2021 Annual Report

As we pause to reflect on our 2021 Annual Report, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) hopes for peace, safety, and joy in the new year. As part of our mission, we encourage others to ask for the help they need,…

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Electronic Health Records Enhance Turner Syndrome Diagnosis

As part of its mission to support the Turner Syndrome (TS) community, the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) spreads awareness of earlier diagnosis. Early diagnosis means that TS patients and their caregivers can better prepare for any related medical issues and…

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TSF Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Each year, we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to October 15th by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of individuals in the U.S. whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. The…

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A Guide to Common Challenges of Elementary Schoolers with Turner Syndrome

School can be difficult for many students, but especially if they have a chronic condition. This article will address the common challenges of elementary schoolers with Turner Syndrome (TS) and how to help them overcome them.. Disclaimers: Caretakers, this article…

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Connection Between Turner Syndrome and Math Skills

Is it true that all individuals  with Turner Syndrome (TS) are weaker in math than their peers? According to the many TS patients the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF) interacts with, they can definitely experience challenges. But, there are many exceptions…

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Exercise and Young People with Turner Syndrome

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This post summarizes an article by Dr. Thalia Thompson, et al. titled “A Mixed-Methods Study of Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Adolescents with Turner Syndrome.” It explores how Turner Syndrome (TS) affects young people’s ability to exercise, given…

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Games to Develop Cognitive Skills

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In the webinar about the Cognitive Impact of Turner Syndrome, Dr. O’Desky discusses different games and activities an individual may do to strengthen their cognitive abilities. Individuals of all ages can use these tools, but it is important to begin…

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Insights on Education: Ask Star Sisters

We asked our Star Sisters, a private Facebook group for individuals with Turner Syndrome (TS), for their insights on education. Read below to see what three ladies with TS had to say about their educational journey, their biggest challenges, and…

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