Henry, Dup15q · School

Happy Rare Disease and IEP Day

Happy Rare Disease Day! And happy Henry’s IEP meeting day πŸ™‚ Rare disease day is a day to honor and celebrate individuals living with rare diseases and to raise awareness about different rare diseases and syndromes. I totally forgot to prepare for it this year! In years past, I have made kind of a big… Continue reading Happy Rare Disease and IEP Day

Calvin, 22q Deletion · Henry, Dup15q

Rare Disease Day: Get to Know 22q and Dup15q

Today on Rare Disease Day, I invite you to learn more about 22q deletion syndrome and dup15q syndrome! Let’s start with 22q! 22q deletion syndrome is not all that rare! It is the second most common chromosomal syndrome after Down Syndrome. With Down Syndrome, there’s an extra copy of chromosome 21. With 22q deletion, chromosome… Continue reading Rare Disease Day: Get to Know 22q and Dup15q

Calvin, 22q Deletion · Henry, Dup15q

Getting Ready for Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is February 29th! That’s this coming Monday, you guys! Join me in raising awareness and support for individuals with rare diseases and disorders. So, what is Rare Disease Day and why do I care about it? From RareDiseaseDay.org Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February each year. The… Continue reading Getting Ready for Rare Disease Day