Recent Blogs

Find stories from other families and employees for International Rett Syndrome Foundation who are willing to share their wisdom, experiences, worry, and hope with you! Know that you are not alone in this journey and become a part of a community who is making strides towards finding a cure.

Kelsey & Toyua: Friendship & Hope Just 20 Minutes Away

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Kelsey Clark felt alone and isolated when her five-year-old daughter Charlee was diagnosed with Rett syndrome in April 2019. Kelsey, her partner Jordan, Charlee, and their two-year-old son Bennett live just over an hour from New Orleans in the small town of Amite—population 4,200—and had never even heard of the disease before. Kelsey’s grandmother, a … Read More

Setting the Standard in Best-in-Class Care and Rett Syndrome Centers of Excellence

Thursday, September 17, 2020

RSO Establishes Medical Advisory Board to Enhance Clinical Care and Research Availability Creating a world without Rett syndrome requires a national network of clinics that are working closely together, sharing best practices, ensuring excellent care, and standing ready to participate in clinical trials. To make this network a reality, International Rett Syndrome Foundation has partnered … Read More

Serving & Equipping Families with Rett

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

By Samantha Brant, Family & Community Engagement Manager, Mom to Macy When most families find out their child has Rett syndrome, it’s the first time they’ve ever heard of the disease. Often they’re overwhelmed with emotions and fear and questions as they try to figure out what to do next, and many families search the … Read More