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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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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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Susan’s Educational Journey

Susan is a volunteer blog post editor and translator for the Turner Syndrome Foundation (TSF). Her Turner Syndrome (TS) journey began when she was 19, after testing by the genetics department at her university. She is now 51. While TS…

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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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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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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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