Archive for the ‘Kids’ Category

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Father Raising Awareness with Ryan Challenge and Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (VEDS)

Posted on August 27, 2018

  By: Hillary Floren Posted: Aug 14, 2018 06:48 AM MDT EL PASO, Texas – Ryan Dolliver is like most 3-year-old boys.  He loves to play with his sister, laugh, destroy things and he can be mischievous. Ryan has a great smile, and when he laughs it is infectious. He has no clue he is living with […]

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Being different doesn’t mean that you’re alone with EDS

Posted on February 21, 2018

No More Monkey Bars: A 13-Year-Old’s Journey With A Rare Genetic Condition by Isabella ‘Kitty’ Yim An email from Louis DeLauro, a middle school teacher at the Grey Nun Academy in Yardley, Pennsylvania. He wrote: “Isabella Yim is 13 years old and is a star in my Language Arts Classroom. All of us found her […]

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Telling My Teammates “I Have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome”

Posted on February 25, 2017

By KYLE GRABOWSKI @kylegrbwsk NORTHAMPTON — Hannalise Rivera-Lovett jumped to intercept a pass. She was playing in a summer league basketball game at JFK Middle School between her sophomore and junior seasons to stay fresh for the winter. Everything above her knee went one way, everything below went the other. The torque caused a subluxation […]

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Ian’s story: 4 Year Old Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on January 29, 2017

    Our free EDS Awareness program provides each group with a listing on the Support Group Directory and Map, free webpages, coaching, and more… EDSawareness.com offers FREE Educational Sessions twice/month! To receive webinar announcements via email, Click Here To watch video RECORDINGS of previous presentations, Click Here  

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Family Struggles With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on October 14, 2016

By Mary Thomsen Courtesy of the Valders Journal The full calendar in the Schmitz kitchen does not quite paint the picture of a typical month for an active family, but every appointment helps the family get on with life. “My calendar, it probably looks like everyone else’s, only it’s not for sports,” Carol Schmitz said, […]

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Presentation & Round Table Discussion with children with EDS

Posted on September 21, 2016

Thank you all for taking the time to come to UIC College of Medicine on 9/21/2016 to let us learn about EDS. We all really enjoyed the talk and learned how to diagnose this collagen disorder! We met children with Ehlers-Danlos-Syndrome to hear their stories. Members of the EDS Chicago Support and Awareness group presented […]

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Ian’s Story: A 4-Year-Old Living with EDS

Posted on July 27, 2016

By Taylor Barth   LINCOLN, Neb. — Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a disorder that only impacts about 1 in 2,500 people. According to the Ehlers-Danlos Society, it’s under and mis-diagnosed. For about a year, one Lincoln family has helped their son learn to cope with the syndrome. By sharing his story, they hope to help raise […]

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