Events

Apr
27
Sat
Midwest Rett Syndrome Foundation Education Day
Apr 27 all-day

Hosted with Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare Rett Syndrome Services Clinic – St. Paul, MN (Regional Association Partner)

May
11
Sat
Adulthood: Living and Lifestyle Options
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Speakers: Jenny Downs, PhD, Michelle Stahlhut, PT, PhD, Theresa Bartolotta, PhD, Donna Witzleben
Special Day/Time : Saturday, 11:00 AM EST

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May
18
Sat
Philadelphia Ed Day
May 18 all-day
Sesame Place Dinner & Park
May 18 – May 19 all-day
Sesame Place Dinner & Park @ Sesame Place

Enjoy an accessible family friendly park for 2 days with a private dinner on Saturday. Tickets are $50/person; this is at least a $70 savings! Plan your Accessible Seasame Place Day!


Dinner:

Date: Saturday, May 18
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Where: Abby’s Garden Grille
After 5:30 pm parking is free

Tickets must be pre-purchased by Wednesday, May 8th 2019 and are non-refundable.

Tickets include: Private after-hours dinner with a Sesame character appearance, and 2-day park passes to be used on Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th.

The park is less than a mile away from the Rett Ed Day at Sheraton Bucks County. Parking at Sesame Place is $27 or $23 based on the lot. The Sheraton offers free parking and free non-ADA shuttle.

For more information contact Paige Nues pnues@rettsyndrome.org or with questions to Erin Cassano (local Rett parent) erin.cassano@gmail.com

 

Jun
11
Tue
Nutrition Strategies for Rett Syndrome
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Topic: Nutrition Strategies for Rett Syndrome
Speaker: Suzanne Geerts, MS, RD, LD UAB

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Jun
22
Sat
Rettsyndrome.org Boston Ed Day
Jun 22 all-day

Rettsyndrome.org Ed Day hosted by TBD – Boston, MA

Jul
9
Tue
Genetics of Rett Syndrome and MECP2
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Topic: Genetics of Rett Syndrome and the MECP2 Gene
Speakers: Steve Skinner, MD and Hannah Warren, LMSW

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Jul
20
Sat
Rettsyndrome.org Bay Area Ed Day
Jul 20 all-day

Hosted by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Katie’s Clinic for Rett and Related Disorders, a Rettsyndrome.org Clinical Research Center of Excellence

Intended for anyone wanting to connect on issues important to Rett syndrome families, especially clinical trial information and emphasis on the enriched environment. Attendees will enjoy a fun camp-style day of discussion and “living education” activities that will cover: research updates, medical and therapeutic interventions, and communication strategies.

WHEN | Saturday, July 20, 2019

WHERE | Camp Arroyo, 5555 Arroyo Road, Livermore, CA 94550

TIME | 9:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. (please arrive at 8:30a.m.)

Fee: $10/per person. Diagnosed children are FREE.

Includes: Presentations, hands-on activities and demonstrations, interactive panel discussion, continental breakfast and lunch. We will have an onsite photographer for family portraits for RSO awareness and education materials. If you choose to participate, photos will be shared with you at no charge.

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Aug
27
Tue
RettEd: Taking Care of the Caregiver
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm

Sarika Peters, PhD, , Assoc. Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Marie Bateh, Physical Therapist and parent will explore specific domains as a framework to consider important issues and creative options for taking care of ourselves to ensure we have the energy, mindset and health needed to care for our loved one with Rett syndrome.

Our goal is to help you frame an empowered life for yourself today, while we pursue our collective Hope for better treatments and ultimately a cure for Rett syndrome. Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.

Visit www.rettsyndrome.org/RettEd for additional 2019 webcast topics, and to access recording links from past webcasts and associated QA documents. RettEd is a monthly series featuring expert Speakers on Rett-related research and care topics, hosted by Rettsyndrome.org, to help pave your personal pathway to empowerment.

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Sep
10
Tue
RettEd: 2019 Research Update 20 Years Since the MECP2 Gene Discovery feat. Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us Tuesday, September 10th at 1:00 pm eastern with Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D., Director, Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital; Baylor College of Medicine as we journey from discovery of the Rett syndrome disease-causing MECP2 gene to where that discovery and subsequent learnings have taken us to today.

This live webinar is intended to provide hope and inspiration to caregivers and families. Our goal is to help you frame our collective Hope for better treatments and ultimately a cure for Rett syndrome while empowering you with strategies in the here and now. Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session. Visit www.rettsyndrome.org/RettEd for additional 2019 webinar topics, and to access recording links from past webinars and associated QA documents. RettEd is a monthly series featuring expert Speakers on Rett-related research and care topics, hosted by Rettsyndrome.org, to help pave your personal pathway to empowerment

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