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.
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.
Postponed-East Coast Rettsyndrome.org Ed Day
Due to COVID-19, this event has been postpone.
Baltimore, MD (in partnership with Kennedy Krieger Institute )
Our Ed Days are for everyone wanting to connect with experts in the field of Rett syndrome especially families, caregivers, educators, clinicians, and therapists. Participants will enjoy a rich and informative day of topics and discussions covering research updates, medical and therapeutic intervention strategies, communication strategies, and more.
Rett Education 2020
Communicate, Educate, Advocate
7-day online conference with international expert speakers
Date: November 15-21, 2020
Details: Unlike physical conferences where you can end up sitting through content you just don’t need, Rett Education 2020 – Communicate, Educate, Advocate is delivered entirely online. Dip in and watch the specific talks you want or catch them all. It’s up to you! All talks will be available to watch again or watch later, as long as you have registered.
Mark was a devoted husband, father and friend that touched many lives through his enthusiasm and love of life. Every job, school, team or organization that he was involved with became a part of him. He had a great ability to connect with people and shared his passion for life with everyone that he met. As a father of a daughter with Rett syndrome, Mark did everything he could to make her life better. It is in his honor that we gather his family and friends to celebrate a life well lead and to give to a cause that was close to Mark’s heart.
To learn more, you may view the brochure here.
Join us on Monday, May 10th, 2021
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will be following the CDC guidelines inclusive of masks & social distancing.
11 – 12pm: Golf registration & Lunch
12:30pm: Shotgun Start
5pm: Tailgate, food truck
SIGN UP AS A FOURSOME OR INDIVIDUAL
All sponsors will need to provide company logo/artwork via email to Deb McLaughlin email@example.com.
All payments & artwork must be received by May 3rd.
If you can’t attend the event you can still make a general donation.
You Can’t Miss the Final Samantha Corpus Golf Tournament
Samantha’s Farewell 15
July 13, 2021
Please join us for the legendary Samantha Corpus Golf Tournament, On Tuesday July 13th at The Blackhawk Country Club, as we will be hosting our 15th and Final Tournament. Due to the Pandemic we had to postpone the tournament last year.
In spite of all the uncertainty the outpouring of love and support continued and many of you asked and hoped that we would be able to conclude this epic event in grand style.