Mickie McCool

Mickie McCool

Monday, April 4, 2022

Mickie McCool is a tenacious advocate for her 24-year-old daughter, Ellie. She relentlessly believes in Ellie’s abilities and potential is determined not to let Ellie be defined by Rett Syndrome. Through Mickie’s efforts, Ellie thrived in an inclusive regular education environment and obtained her high school diploma right on schedule. Through her message of hope, … Read More

Lonnie & Sarah Morrison

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Lonnie and Sarah Morrison are parents to two wonderful children, a 6-year-old son, and a 4-year-old daughter. Their beautiful daughter, Savannah, has Rett syndrome. Lonnie and Sarah are advocates not only for their own daughter, but they want every person with Rett syndrome to have amazing opportunities to live life vibrantly. Lonnie and Sarah enjoy … Read More

Dallas Armstrong, MD

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Dallas Armstrong, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Armstrong is the medical director of the Rett Syndrome and Related Disorders Clinic, which received the International Rett Syndrome Foundation Center of Excellence designation in 2021. She is also the representative from UT Southwestern to the pediatric epilepsy surgery workgroup of the Pediatric Epilepsy … Read More

Gill Townend, MRCSLT, PhD

Monday, March 14, 2022

Gill Townend, PhD, MPhil, BMedSci(Speech), MRCSLT, HCPC registered is a Speech-Language Pathologist with long-standing clinical and research experience. She is a Researcher at the Rett Expertise Centre Netherlands, Maastricht University, and Project Lead for Rett UK’s Communication and Education Team. She is Chair of the Rett Syndrome Europe Scientific Advisory Board. From 2016, Gill led … Read More

Dr. Lieberman

David Lieberman, MD, PhD

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

David Lieberman, MD, PhD, is a child neurologist at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Lieberman completed his medical and doctorate degrees in Neuroscience at Stanford University School of Medicine. He continued his training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completing an internship in Pediatrics and a residency in Pediatric Neurology. Dr. Lieberman remained at Johns … Read More