Archive for the ‘Kids’ Category

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Soccer Club Supports Teammate With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on June 15, 2015

Watch this TV news video about Madison whose soccer team helps raise awareness for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and funds for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. The SouthStars Soccer Club Team Lightning hosted a bowl-a-thon at Poelking Lanes South in honor of Madison.

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EDS – Chiari Walk & Run in Milford, CT

Posted on May 21, 2015

EDS – Chiari Walks are being planned for EDS Awareness. Here is a well-organized walk that received newspaper coverage in Milford, CT. Jackie Stager is a smart, talented, and spirited young teenager with plenty of dreams, hopes, and aspirations just like any other 14-year-old.

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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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The Smiths have Worked Year-Round to Spread the Word about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on April 25, 2015

Ellen and Stuart Smith have been very active in the Rhode Island EDS Awareness and Support Group. They are educating and supporting those with this condition and their caregivers. By MELANIE THIBEAULT, Valley Breeze Staff Writer. SCITUATE – Most of 65-year-old Ellen Lenox Smith’s day is spent managing a painful connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, […]

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Mom with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Gets a Grant to Pay for a Scooter

Posted on April 6, 2015

This UK mom is now more mobile!  After receiving a grant for a scooter, she can now spend more quality time with her kids. By Tom Murphy of the Westmorland Gazette. AN EDEN mum-of-two who suffers from a life-changing syndrome is looking forward to regaining her independence after receiving a £500 grant to pay for a […]

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How Can Schools Better Understand Ehlers Danlos Syndrome?

Posted on March 30, 2015

The pressures from the school environment are difficult enough when a student is well.  EDS students have more challenges than the average student,and need the cooperation of the school administration and teachers.   By Jenny – Cheetahs In My Shoes “As both a parent of 2 children with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (or if it isn’t, something […]

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Fragile teen wishes to study medicine, spread awareness of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on March 24, 2015

15-year-old Mya Lilly has multiple dislocations each day caused by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.  When asked if anything on her wish-list was unrelated to medicine or her health, she found it hard to think of one. She wishes for a wheelchair-friendly car and home. She is thankful to return to school and hopes to study medicine after graduating. She is passionate about EDS Awareness. By SARAH […]

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