Archive for the ‘Teens’ Category

Ten year old EDSer wins at swimming

Posted on June 29, 2016

By Ken Barhorst. Ten-year-old Jarrett Payne of Sidney has so far had an amazing career in swimming. And it’s been against all odds. The son of Jeff and Wendy Payne, Jarrett was diagnosed at a very young age with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. As explained in medical terms, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a group of inherited disorders that […]

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Fairfield Senior with EDS Takes Her Graduation Walk

Posted on June 11, 2016

By Michael D. Pitman Staff Writer   Elizabeth Schulze worked for years to be able to garner the strength and stamina to walk across the stage and receive her high school diploma. While the act is easy for most high school seniors, it was not for Schulze. Amy Schulze said her daughter, who plans to attend […]

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Alaska Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month Coloring Competition.

Posted on April 10, 2016

Alaska Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month Coloring Competition.    Start Date: May 1, 2016 at 12:00 am End Date: May 31, 2016 at 11:59 pm Rules: Attached you will find a picture of a zebra bust that was designed and drawn by the artist Katie Zamudio, Doodlebug Coloring Books. Starting May 1, 2016 at 12:00 am […]

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Australian PT Receives Well-Deserved Nomination by Ehlers-Danlos Teen

Posted on November 2, 2015

By: Clair Morton.  – Libby Nash, a physiotherapist in Australia, has been nominated by her patient for an award. She is dedicated to helping teen Lily Warren strengthen her joints affected by  Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. GRAFTON physiotherapist Libby Nash has gone above and beyond to improve the life of teenager Lily Warren, who lives with a rare and debilitating […]

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Family with Humor and Faith Managing Their Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on August 10, 2015

This Cincinnati family has 4 members with Ehlers-Danlos. Their strong faith gives them courage to persevere. They believe their childrens’ challenges have helped them to grow and become better people. Amy Schulze and her daughter, Elizabeth, lead 2 support groups for EDSers. By Sue Kiesewetter, Enquirer contributor. FAIRFIELD TWP. – Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth “Wizzy” Schulze used to think being tired […]

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McCullough Students Sing to Help Girl with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on May 15, 2015

These very talented students are providing awareness for a child with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. McCullough Junior High School choir students raised thousands of dollars during their third annual pop concert benefiting a Woodlands-area family in need.

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