Rett Spectrum 2nd Annual Family Education Symposium
Apr 12 all-day
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)
St. Louis Strollathon @ JCC,2
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Registration: 9:00am, Stroll: 10:00am Event Chairs: Joyce Opinsky & Amy Kreher
3rd Annual Iowa Strollathon @ Kinzler Construction
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Co-Chairs: Kelly Zwald, Megan Hill Mitchum, Libby Stromer
Michigan Strollathon @ Drake Sport Park
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Registration: 10:00am, Stroll: 11:00am
Philadelphia Ed Day
May 18 all-day
Maryland Strollathon @ Cecil Park Community Center
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sat Boston Ed Day
Jun 22 all-day Ed Day hosted by TBD – Boston, MA
Sat Bay Area Ed Day @ Camp Arroyo
Jul 20 all-day

Hosted by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals Katie’s Clinic for Rett and Related Disorders, a 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. REGISTER NOW!  
Northwest Rett Syndrome Foundation Education Day @ Best Western Plus- Hood River Inn
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – Aug 4 @ 12:00 pm
2019 Family Conference of the Northwest Rett Syndrome Association
Pennsylvania Strollathon @ Millvale Riverfront Park
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am

6th Annual Pennsylvania Strollathon

Join us for the 6th Annual Pennsylvania Strollathon Saturday August 31st, 2019 Registration: 9:00am, Stroll: 10:15am Location: Millvale Riverfront Park, Millvale PA? Directions :: Website  Event Chair: Christina Dean ([email protected]) & Jennifer Langzettel ([email protected]) Registration & Information
Chicago Strollathon & Picnic @ Kankanee State Park
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm

13th Annual Chicago Strollathon

Join us for the 13th Annual Chicago Strollathon! Saturday September 7th, 2019 When: 11:00am Location: Kankanee State Park Map ll Directions Event Chair: Misty Gruenes ([email protected]) Visit the Event page
Nebraska Strollathon @ Yanney Park
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm

8th Annual Nebraska Strollathon

Join us for the 8th Annual Nebraska Strollathon Saturday, September 7th 2019 Registration: 1:00pm, Stroll: 2:00pm Location: Yanney Park, 2020 W 11th St, Kearney, NE 68845 Rotary Shelter by the Splash pad Event Chairs: Jacy Horst & Megan Ladenburger & Elly Gullion Registration & Information
Portland Strollathon @ Rose Quarter
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

14th Annual Portland Strollathon

Join us for the 14th Annual Portland Strollathon Sunday, September 22nd Registration: 1:00pm, Stroll: 2:30pm Location: Rose Quarter, Portland OR Directions :: Website Event Chair: Lacey & Leigh Calvert  Registration & Information
Cincinnati Strollathon @ Voice of America Park
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am

16th Annual Cincinnati Strollathon

Join us for the 16th Annual Cincinnati Strollathon Date: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 Registration: 9:30am Stroll: 11:00am Location:  Voice of America Park, West Chester OH 45069 Directions :: Website  Event Chairs: Brittney GibsonJim Magato, & Jennifer Magato Registration & Information
Maine Strollathon @ Capitol Park
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am

6th Annual Maine Strollathon

Join us for the 2019 Strollathon season! Saturday September 28th, 2019 Registration: 11:00am, Stroll: 12:30pm Location: Capitol Park, 33 Union Street, Augusta ME 04330 Event Chair: Evie Swan ([email protected]) Registration & Information
New Jersey Strollathon @ Maxwell Park
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am

11th Annual New Jersey Strollathon

Join us for the 11th Annual New Jersey Strollathon! Sunday, October 6, 2019 Registration: 10:00am Stroll: 11:00am Location: Maxwell Park, Hoboken NJ 07030 Event Chair: Leslie Greenfield ([email protected]) Registration & Information
Minnesota Strollathon @ Savage Environmental Learning Center
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm
Join us for the 13th Annual Minnesota Strollathon! Sunday October 6th, 2019 Registration: 1:00pm, Stroll: 2:00pm Location: Savage Environmental Learning Center Website :: Directions Event Chair: Mary Kallstrom ([email protected]) Registration & Information
San Antonio Strollathon @ San Antonio Aquarium
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am

7th Annual San Antonio Strollathon

Join us for the 7th Annual San Antonio Strollathon! Saturday October 19th, 2019 Registration: 10:00am, Stroll: 10:30am Location: San Antonio Aquarium Website :: Directions Event Chair: Courtney Bernal Registration & Information
Tennessee Strollathon @ Athens Park
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am

2nd Annual Tennessee Strollathon

Join us for the 2019 Strollathon season! NEW DATE: Saturday October 19th, 2019 Location: Athens Park, Athens, TN Registration: 10:00am, Stroll: 11:00am Event Chair: Sally Teague ([email protected]) Registration & Information
URMC Rett Syndrome Family Education Day @ University of Rochester Medical Center
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am
$10 registration fee per family including conference, breakfast and lunch. Families and caregivers: don't miss the opportunity to hear from leading doctors, researchers and service professionals in the Rett Syndrome field. Information & Registration For more information, email: or [email protected]
Florida Strollathon @ Space Field of Dreams
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am

10th Annual Florida Strollathon

Join us for the 2019 Strollathon season! November 2nd, 2019 Space Field of Dreams, West Melbourne FL 9:00am-1:30pm Event Contact: Henry Perez ([email protected]) Registration
RettEd in Spanish: ¿Qué es el síndrome de Rett?
Jan 7 @ 1:00 pm
Please join us Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm eastern for a presentation in Spanish from our bilingual Rett syndrome expert neurologist Dr. Mario Petersen, Section Chief, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Endowed Chair, The Gerber Center for Infant Development and Nutrition, at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI, and recent past Medical Director of the Rett Syndrome clinic at Oregon Health Sciences University. We will discuss ¿Qué es el síndrome de Rett? This will be valuable for your Spanish-speaking loved ones who want to better understand Rett syndrome. RettEd Webinars are a free resource designed to empower families affected by Rett syndrome and their care teams. Register Today
RettEd: Gene Therapy CRISPR/Cas9 Potential for Rett Syndrome
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm
Dr. Kyle Fink and Dr. Dominique Pichard explore the use of CRISPR/Cas9 technologies for gene therapy in Rett syndrome research. This live webcast will be especially helpful to caregivers trying to understand the current state of this research and where we are headed. Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be time for questions. Dr. Fink is a gene therapy neuro-scientist at UC Davis in San Diego. Dr. Pichard is's Chief Science Officer Visit our Education page for upcoming 2020 webcast topics, and to access recording links from past webcast and associated QA documents. Register Today
RettEd: Walking and Rett Syndrome feat. Dr. Meir Lotan
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm
Dr. Meir Lotan is studying the effectiveness of home-based programs to enhance the functional abilities of girls with Rett syndrome. Dr. Lotan is an internationally renowned Rett syndrome physical therapist, author, and clinical researcher from the School of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy, Ariel University, Ariel, Israel. We will discuss movement and orthopedic issues in Rett syndrome, how and when these typically occur, and what we can do about it. We will also discuss walking and ambulation across the lifespan, as well as effective strategies at home. Submit your questions or comments when you register. Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session. RettEd Webinars are a free resource designed to empower families affected by Rett syndrome and their care teams. Register Today
RettEd: What’s Going Right in Their Brain? Maximizing Neuroplasticity in Therapies
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm
SPECIAL DAY: THURSDAY – The neuro-anatomy and circuitry assets of our children with Rett syndrome can change over time. Dr. Diener will explain how children can benefit from a well-developed, enriched therapy program. Dr. Diener will also share about her research project on understanding how Virtual Reality technology plays a productive role in OT and functional hand use. Presenter bio: Dr. Pam Diener is a highly respected neuroscientist and clinical researcher. Registration & Information
4th Annual Iowa Virtual Strollathon
May 2 @ 9:00 am

4th Annual Iowa Strollathon

Saturday, May 2th, 2020 Time: 11:00am-2:00pm Location: Kinzler Construction Services, 700 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny IA 50021 Event Co-Chairs: Kelly Zwald, Megan Hill Mitchum, Libby Stromer ([email protected]) Website: FB event:
Postponed: 13th Annual St Louis Strollathon
May 2 @ 9:00 am

13th Annual St Louis Strollathon

Saturday, May 2th, 2020 Registration: 9:00am, Stroll: 10:00am Location: JCC, 2 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis, MO 63146 Event Chairs: Joyce Opinsky & Amy Kreher ([email protected]) Website: FB event:
12th Annual Michigan Strollathon
May 17 @ 9:00 am
12th Annual Michigan Strollathon Date: Sunday, May 17, 2020 Location: Drake Sport Park, 6801 Drake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322 Registration: 10:00am, Stroll: 11:00am Event Chair: Lisa Fenberg ([email protected]) Website: FB event:
9th Annual Nebraska Strollathon: Virtual Edition
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am

9th Annual Nebraska Strollathon - Virtual Edition

Join Us for the 9th Annual Nebraska Strollathon At, the health & well being our of community is of utmost importance. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to host this year's Stroll VIRTUALLY! We have some tricks up our sleeve to make it a fun & engaging experience! Saturday, September 12th 2020 Event Chairs: Jacy Horst & Megan Ladenburger & Elly Gullion Information & Registration