Events

Jun
9
Tue
Facebook Live Chat: Current State of Rett Syndrome Research
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm

Join us on Facebook Live to hear from our Chief Science Officer, Dr. Dominique Pichard. She will speak to the current state of Rett syndrome research, clinical trials, and how researchers are continuing their work during COVID-19 to help us create a world without Rett. Like us on Facebook and mark your calendars to tune in.

Jul
15
Wed
RettEd: Longevity in Rett syndrome, Myths and Facts feat. Dr. Alan Percy and a panel of experts
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020 (note: this is not on our usual Tuesday) at 1:00 pm Eastern Time (New York) with Dr. Alan Percy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Primary Investigator for the Natural History Study, along with a panel of experts, as we discuss Myths and Facts around life expectancy in Rett syndrome.

Rett syndrome is a complex disorder, and inaccurate or invalid facts cause more harm than good. So join this webinar to learn the facts. Hear from experts and parents. More than empowering, it can be life-saving for our children with Rett syndrome. Even though the topic is difficult to talk about, we know you think about it. Let’s dispel the myths.

We believe that transformative treatments will come from gene therapy, medications and neuro-habilitative therapies. Our research strategy targets every possible approach so that we continue to not just improve longevity, but to decrease syndrome impact. We remain committed to creating solutions for today, to improve lives today, while we work to create a world without Rett syndrome.

With this in mind, what’s on your mind? Register now and submit your questions and thoughts. Questions and comments submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.

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Aug
11
Tue
RettEd: What Hurts? Understanding Pain and Rett Syndrome feat. Dr. Frank Symons
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time (New York) with Dr. Frank Symons, Associate Dean for Research and Policy, Department of Psychology, and the Center for Neurobehavioral Development at the University of Minnesota as we discuss issues of pain in Rett syndrome.

Rett syndrome is a complex disorder, and sharing of accurate information is more than empowering, it can be life-saving for our children with Rett syndrome. So join this webinar to learn the facts. Even though the topic is difficult to talk about, we know you think about it. In terms of pain, Dr. Symons’ areas of specific research include (a) the reliable and valid assessment of pain in children and adults with significant communicative and motor impairments; (b) the relation between behavioral and biological variables as markers for altered pain; (c) modifying/adapting sensory testing; and (d) the relation between pain and problem behavior, specifically self-injury.

With this in mind, what’s on your mind? Register now and submit your questions and thoughts. Those submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.

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Sep
8
Tue
RettEd: Holiday Life Hacks for Rett Syndrome feat. a panel of parent experts
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Please join us Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 5:00pm Eastern Time (New York) with Rettsyndrome.org and a panel of creative experienced parents who are ready to share their Rett Life Hacks, especially how to plan and execute inclusive and enjoyable dress-up and gift-giving celebrations for the whole family such as birthday parties, Halloween, school field trips and the upcoming holidays. “Life Hacks” are simple and clever tips and techniques for accomplishing tasks more easily and efficiently, overcoming many of our common Rett-life frustrations in simple and deliciously clever ways.

Rett syndrome is a complex disorder, and sharing accurate information is more than empowering, it can be life-altering for everyone. Join this webinar to learn how a little creativity and out-of-the-box thinking can expand everyone’s horizons!

With this in mind, what’s on your mind? Register now and submit your questions and thoughts. Those submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.

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Sep
17
Thu
Gillette Children’s Hospital Rett Clinic Town Hall Meeting:
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm

Rett Syndrome Services – Phalen Clinic at Gillette Children’s Hospital Town Hall, feat. Dr. Beisang, Dr. Feyma and more

Date: Thu, Sep 17, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Are you having difficulty understanding the current state of clinical care recommendations and appointments? Maybe you’re wondering which clinical trials and future research look the most promising? And what about other local resources for your loved one and family?

We’ll be sharing insights on this, and much more during our upcoming Town Hall Meeting – live-streamed – on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 7pm -8:30pm (CT).

Join us as Rettsyndrome.org, the Rett Clinic team at Gillette Children’s Hospital, the Rett research team at University of Minnesota, and members from the Midwest Rett Syndrome Foundation (MRSF) discuss clinical care recommendations and appointments, clinical trials, the research process, and family empowerment opportunities.

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Sep
19
Sat
Children’s Hospital Colorado Rett Clinic Town Hall Meeting
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am

Rett Syndrome Clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado Town Hall, feat. Dr. Benke, Tristen Dinkle & More

Date: Sat, Sep 19, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Are you having difficulty understanding the current state of clinical care recommendations and appointments? Maybe you’re wondering which clinical trials and future research look the most promising? And what about other local resources for your loved one and family?

We’ll be sharing insights on this, and much more during our upcoming Town Hall Meeting – live-streamed – on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 10am -11:30am (MT).

Join us as Rettsyndrome.org, the Rett Clinic team at Children’s Hospital Colorado, and members from the Rocky Mountain Rett Association (RMRA) discuss clinical care recommendations and appointments, clinical trials, the research process, and family empowerment opportunities.

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Sep
24
Thu
Washington University Rett Clinic Town Hall Meeting
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm

Washington University Rett Spectrum Clinic Town Hall, feat. Drs. Ryther, Dr. Weisenberg & More

Date: Thu, Sep 24, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT

Are you having difficulty understanding the current state of clinical care recommendations and appointments? Maybe you’re wondering which clinical trials and future research look the most promising? And what about other local resources for your loved one and family?

We’ll be sharing insights on this, and much more during our upcoming Town Hall Meeting – live-streamed – on Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 12pm -1:30pm (CDT).

Join us as Rettsyndrome.org presents the Rett Clinic team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital to discuss clinical care recommendations and appointments, clinical trials, the research process, and family empowerment opportunities.

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Sep
30
Wed
The Blue Bird Circle Rett Center Town Hall Meeting
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm

The Blue Bird Circle Rett Center at Texas Children’s Hospital Town Hall, feat. Dr. Glaze, Dr. Suter & Dr. Motil

Date: Wed, Sep 30, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT

Are you having difficulty understanding the current state of clinical care recommendations and appointments? Maybe you’re wondering which clinical trials and future research look the most promising? And what about other local resources for your loved one and family?

We’ll be sharing insights on this, and much more during our upcoming Town Hall Meeting – live-streamed – on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 12pm -1:30pm (CT).

Join us as Rettsyndrome.org and the Rett Clinic team at Texas Children’s Hospital discuss clinical care recommendations and appointments, clinical trials, the research process, and family empowerment opportunities.

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Oct
10
Sat
Rush University Rett Clinic Town Hall Meeting
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am

Rush University Rett Clinic Town Hall, feat. Drs. Heydemann, Buhrfiend and Berry-Kravis

Date: Sat, Oct 10, 2020
Time: 11:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Please join us Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:00 am Central Time (Chicago) with Dr. Peter Heydemann, Dr. Colleen Buhrfiend, Dr. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, and the leadership from Rettsyndrome.org (RSO) and the Rett Syndrome Association of Illinois (RSAI) for an encouraging update about clinical care recommendations and appointments; clinical trials; the research process; and family empowerment at this point in time. There is no fee to attend this Town Hall, but pre-registration is required.

There will be time for QA at the end of the presentation. We encourage you to submit your questions during Registration to enable our Speakers to best prepare their answers to address what’s on your mind in the time allowed. If a question comes to mind after you have Registered, you may email your question for any of the Presenters to Paige Nues at pnues@rettsyndrome.org

This live webcast will be especially helpful to caregivers trying to understand current state of medical appointments, treatment, clinical trials, and research at Rush University Medical Center.

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Oct
13
Tue
RettEd: Clinical Trial Update
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm

Please join Rettsyndrome.org on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 1:00pm Eastern Time (New York) for status updates on clinical trial and research enrollment opportunities in the U.S.

Rett syndrome is a complex disorder, and sharing accurate information is more than empowering, it can be life-altering for everyone. Join this webinar to learn how we all have a role to play in research progress.

With this in mind, what’s on your mind? Register now and submit your questions and thoughts. Those submitted in advance will be addressed, and there will be plenty of time for write-in questions during the session.

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