Rett Syndrome

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News: Rett Syndrome

Help Shontae to keep on smiling  -  23 Nov 2009
Gladstone ObserverBATTLING ON: Andrew and Michelle Denniss with daughter Shontae who has been diagnosed with Rett Syndrome. TWO-year-old Shontae Denniss is a happy, ...

So you think you can judge?  -  23 Nov 2009
The Gazette (Montreal)During the fourth season of SYTYCD in the US, you dedicated a song to your daughter, who has Rett's Syndrome (a neurological disorder in which development ...

Second Annual Chilifest Success in Mankato  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
KEYCProceeds from the event will go to Minnesota Rett Syndrome Research Association and Veteran's Memorial Place in Mankato.Trish says, "We need to take care of ...

Parents hope to increase awareness of Rett syndrome  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
KSL-TVIt's a genetic condition called Rett syndrome. Daughters; it's always daughters. Boys who get Rett syndrome usually die in the womb. ...

2nd Annual Chilifest Kicks Off Saturday  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
KEYCMankato's second annual chilifest kicks off tomorrow benefiting that Minnesota Rett Syndrome Research Association and Veteran's Memorial Place in Mankato. ...

Communication lost, except the gaze and the smile  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Foster's Daily DemocratAlyssa has Rett syndrome, a devastating neurological developmental disorder that occurs almost exclusively in girls, according to the International Rett ...

ChiliFest heats up for second year  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Mankato Free PressWhen officer Jason Bennett's daughter was diagnosed with Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder that is most common in infant and toddler girls, ...

IRSF Receives 1 Million Dollar Matching Gift  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ReutersCountry music sensation Clint Black, whose niece Courtney lost her battle with Rett syndrome in 2003 at age 16, will serve as Honorary Chair of the campaign ...

Xayia's Story  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
WHIZIt's likely you never heard of Rett Syndrome, but every 90 minutes a girl is born who suffers from the neurological disorder. A girl suffering from this ...

More Than Genes III: The Fetus, Toxic Chemicals, and Autism  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Psychology Today (blog)Rett syndrome is a special case that illustrates the confusion in diagnostics. It's an X-chromosome neurological disorder seen only in girls. ...

Local Fundraisers Raise Awareness of Rhett Syndrome  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Woodlands Online, LLCCountry singing sensation Clint Black and bother, Kevin, teamed up to raise funds to find a cure for Rett Syndrome. โ€œSpending Time Ending Rett ...

Clint Black will serve as honorary chair of a new fundraising campaign by the ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Country Weekly...โ€œAt this pivotal time, I am honored to serve as chair of this important campaign to help accelerate treatments and a cure of Rett syndrome,โ€? Clint says. ...

Cases 12-14: Family needs help with rent, utility bills, medical supplies  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
St. Louis Post-DispatchDanielle is a 14-year-old girl who was born with Rett syndrome, an incurable disease that took away the use of her hands and ability to speak. ...

Turnaround lane a life changer for Redford Twp. family  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsMia, who is confined to a wheelchair because of Rett syndrome -- a disorder of the nervous system, was unable to ride the school bus because it couldn't ...

Help silent angels battle demons  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Ararat AdvertiserNine-year-old Tania has Rett Syndrome, a debilitating neurological disorder primarily found in girls. They develop normally for the first six to 18 months ...

Tara teens find project close to home  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
2TheAdvocatePrincipal Luanne Estess has a 14-year-old granddaughter, Mary Beth Cvitanovich, who has Rett syndrome, a neurological developmental disorder. ...

Clint Black's back  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Houston ChronicleHe'll be joined by brothers Kevin and Brian for this show, with all proceeds going to Rett Syndrome charities. 6:30 pm Sunday at the Dosey Doe, ...

Scientists Find Way to Reverse Autism  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Laboratory EquipmentClinical trials will start later this year for drugs based on Sur's research on Rett Syndrome, which began as an effort to understand plasticity in neurons ...

Silent suffering  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
Werribee, Hoppers Crossing StarJodie Paterson with her daughter Jemma who suffers from Rett syndrome is urging the community to donate during Angel Week. 38671 Picture: SARAH MATRAY FOR ...

Clint Black Lends a Helping Hand to Foundation Close to His Heart  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
The Boot (blog)When Clint Black competed on the reality show, 'Celebrity Apprentice,' he brought national attention to a neurological disorder, Rett syndrome, ...

New father Wayne Rooney to step up as England captain as he admits: 'I've yet ...  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Daily Mail...a TV presenter - worth ยฃ8million in her own right - recently made a documentary featuring her adopted sister Rosie, who suffers from Rett Syndrome, ...

Online program teaches kids how to accept disabled peers  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)Wise has Rett syndrome, a progressive disorder that primarily affects motor and communication skills, Smith said. Online program teaches kids how to accept ...

Series of mishaps test for Matamata 'angels'  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Waikato TimesShe was diagnosed with the mentally and physically debilitating Rett syndrome last year, the genetic condition robbing her of the ability to walk and talk. ...

NIH funds research projects at Genetic Center  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
Greenwood Index JournalStudy of the natural history of Rett syndrome, an autism disorder that affects girls, is the larger of the two projects. More than 800 girls are enrolled. ...

Halloween Happenings: Things to do in The Woodlands  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
Woodlands Online, LLCWalk, roll and stroll 1.5 miles around Rob Fleming Park from noon until 4 pm to help put an end to Rett Syndrome. Costumes are highly encouraged and there ...

Every child's a star  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
Columbia Basin HeraldBousson's 6-year-old daughter Leah Bousson has Rett Syndrome, a disorder of the nervous system that leads to developmental reversals. Leah can't talk, ...

Last Bernhardt Winery concert of the year this Sunday  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Montgomery County CourierHe and his brothers hosted a very successful fund raiser at the DOSEY DOE in The Woodlands on behalf of the Rett Syndrome Foundation and will be releasing ...

Coleen Rooney leaves hospital with baby Kai and proud Wayne less than 24 hours ...  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Daily MailThe TV presenter - worth ยฃ8million in her own right - recently made a documentary featuring her adopted sister Rosie, who suffers from Rett Syndrome, ...

Boyd Haley brings the weirdness  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Left Brain/Right Brain (blog)Rett syndrome โ€“ a form of autism โ€“ is entirely genetic. Haley is also in error when claims autism 'went epidemic'. Nobody knows wether the rates of autism ...

Keighley awards  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Keighley NewsShe has Rett Syndrome โ€” a very rare condition which is usually only found in girls. The condition affects both mental and physical capabilities and Estelle ...

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Family Fun this week  -  15 Aug 2009
Denver PostRett syndrome is a debilitating neurological disorder. The festival is from noon until 10 pm Skyline Park is located on the 16th Street Mall at Arapahoe

Memorial cricket match to remember murdered Dean Evans  -  15 Aug 2009
Western TelegraphMolly Griffiths, aged five, and two-year-old Emily Griffiths, suffer from RETT Syndrome. The Dean Evans memorial cricket match will take place from 1pm

ONGAR: Cruel thieves steal disabled girl's cart.  -  ‎Aug 14, 2009‎
Guardian SeriesJennifer, who lives in Shetland, has Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder which causes profound physical and learning disabilities.

Gestation slow on embryo science  -  ‎Aug 7, 2009‎
The Detroit NewsWork could be done on Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy and Rett Syndrome, a common form of autism in girls. Researchers are optimistic, after scientists in

Parents hope to raise awareness, research money for syndrome  -  ‎Jul 22, 2009‎
State Bill ColoradoThe International Rett Syndrome Foundation Colorado Western Strollathon will begin registration at 8:30 am Saturday, Aug. 8, in Clement Park.

Mum supports Plymouth children's hospice plan  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
The HeraldEighteen-year-old Rebekah Kerrigan was not expected to survive childhood due to the rare genetic disorder Rett syndrome. The Woolwell teenager has the

ONGAR: Disabled girl's cart is stolen  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
This is Total EssexJennifer has Rett Syndrome, a neurological disorder which causes profound physical and learning disabilities. Her grandfather had bought her the carriage so

Blackheath bankers raise charity cash  -  ‎Aug 2, 2009‎
Halesowen NewsStaff at the branch in Birmingham Road joined forces with over 200 branches across the region and pledged to support Rett Syndrome Association UK and Acorns

4th Annual Sunstock festival at Skyline Park  -  ‎Aug 13, 2009‎
Examiner.comSunstock is also a fund raiser for the Rett Syndrome Research Foundation. Compilation CD's of artists participating in the festival will be available and

Autism medical problem not a physiological one  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Saudi GazetteMany of these conditions are hereditary on, including Tuberous sclerosis, Rett's syndrome, Lysch Neyhan syndrome, Frangile X syndrome and others.

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Takes Major Step Toward Furthering ...  -  ‎Jul 30, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)Since AS shares symptoms with several other disorders, including autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, Rett Syndrome, and Prader-Willi Syndrome, any progress

A helping hand: Famed Irish Tenor's performance to aid children's ...  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
The New York Irish EmgirantAn Austrian doctor by the name of Dr.Andreas Rett diagnosed Marianne with Rett Syndrome, an extremely rare neurodevelopmental disorder he had discovered in

Welwyn Garden City girl's Disney dream comes true  -  ‎Jul 23, 2009‎
Times 24Charlie, who has the life-limiting illness Rett Syndrome, is unable to talk or walk. The nine-year-old from The Commons, WGC, is set to undergo an operation

Season 2 hits the floor tonight  -  ‎Aug 10, 2009‎
London Free PressGenereux dedicated the dance to his now 10-year-old daughter Francesca, who suffers from a rare neurological condition called Rett syndrome.

Autism Linked to Some Gastrointestinal Symptoms Children with ...  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Modern Medicine...girls with Rett syndrome, who manifest clear gastrointestinal abnormalities such as gastroesophageal reflux and possibly esophageal dysmotility)."

Hoyer Announces Federal Investments in House Labor, Health ...  -  ‎Jul 26, 2009‎
Bay NetRett syndrome (RTT) is a rare and debilitating neurological disorder that is masked until a child, predominantly female, is typically 6-18 months old.

"Dance Canada" judge Jean Marc Genereux prepares tissue box for ...  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
The Canadian PressHis daughter, Francesca, 10, has severe disabilities caused by Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopment disorder. On Season 4 of the American "So You Think

Kelleys Island: Couple donates wedding gifts to little girl  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
WKYC-TVClaire Hermes, 4, was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome last year. It's a neurological disorder that primarily affects girls and is caused by a genetic mutation.

Hadar Simcha Dayan, Swine Flu Victim Buried  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Arutz ShevaHadar Simcha Dayan suffered from Rett syndrome, a neurological disorder which caused her to be mute her entire life. The girl was hospitalized last week at

Election 2009: Weston Republicans choose Gilbert over Gary  -  ‎Jul 29, 2009‎
Weston ForumShe also has served on the board of the International Rett Syndrome Foundation. She is married to Dan Lerner and has two young children.

Merseyside golfer Andy Stevenson scales the heights of Ben Nevis ...  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
ic LiverpoolThe trio have raised around ยฃ1000 for the RETT Syndrome Association UK. Andy's nine-year-old daughter Beth suffers from Rett Syndrome.

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