The Role of Neurohabilitation in Achieving Maximal Outcomes in Individuals with Rett Syndrome

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Theresa Bartolotta, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Pamela Diener, Ph.D., M.S., OT/L June, 2018 Recent advances in pharmaceutical and genetic research are providing great hope for individuals living with Rett syndrome and their families. There are several studies being conducted worldwide investigating drug therapy to improve clinical symptoms, or to correct or replace the mutated gene. As … Read More

The challenges of assessing cognitive function in children with Rett Syndrome

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Authors: Charles A. Nelson & Lauren Baczewski Participating in standard cognitive testing can be challenging for those with Rett Syndrome (RTT) due to the disorder’s impact on language and motor skills. For example, many classic intelligence tests require individuals to select their answers using spoken words and/or by pointing. These requirements for selecting an answer … Read More