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Helping children understand CdLS

Here at the CdLS Foundation, we just love the new book, Melanie and Tommy Have Two Pet Rats and One Syndrome. It's an educational, fun book written from the perspective of a little boy whose sister has CdLS. Many parents ask if we have anything to educate young children about CdLS, and I would recommend this. It's a great tool for helping siblings, classmates and other children understand CdLS and special needs in general. The...

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Team CdLS Debuts at NYC Marathon

For the first time, Team CdLS is represented in the ING New York City Marathon, taking place November 7. The team is a participating member of the New York Road Runners Community Charity Program. Among the 10 team members are five parents, one sibling, one relative and three friends of children with CdLS. Two of the runners-- Beth Smisloff of Ballston Spa, NY, and David Fowler of New York, NY--just completed the Chicago Marathon...

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Congrats to Team CdLS Chicago

Since 2000, Team CdLS has run 26.2 miles through the streets of Chicago, raising awareness of CdLS along the way. This year, all team members crossed the finish line, inspired by children with CdLS and the work of the CdLS Foundation. To date, this year's Chicago runners have raised more than $65,000 for the Foundation. That money will go a long way in helping us help families. Thanks Team CdLS!...

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