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CdLS Multidisciplinary Clinic for Adolescents and Adults - December 8 - Baltimore, MD

The CdLS Multidisciplinary Clinic for Adolescents and Adults occurs twice yearly at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) in Baltimore, MD. The clinic is FREE of charge to families. Foundation Medical Director Antonie Kline, M.D., Director of Pediatric Genetics at the Harvey Institute for Human Genetics at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, has led this clinic since 2001. Participants receive one-to-one consultations with specialists from: Pediatric Ophthalmology Gynecology Internal Medicine Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Ear, Nose...

Disability Awareness Essay Contest - Ends Oct. 31

New England Disability Awareness Essay Contest! In an effort to encourage disability awareness among children, Social Security Disability Help is hosting its first ever New England Disability Awareness Essay Contest, open to students grades two through six.  Students should submit an essay describing how someone with a disability has inspired them. "We believe that by reflecting on those with disabilities, children and their families will develop a more understanding and respectful attitude toward those with...

Maintaining (or Gaining) Motivation to Run

With so many 5ks, marathons, triathlons, walks and fun runs this fall, you may be thinking to yourself, "How do people have the will power or motivation to train for this stuff?" We've tracked down a great Runner's World article on getting motivated and staying motivated. Whether you're just starting to run, or want to keep yourself going during "plateau" periods this article has great tips and advice for planning out your success. Some tips...

Univ. of Chicago Announces New Genetic Services

NEWS: The University of Chicago Genetic Services Announces Expanded Testing for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (now including SMC3, RAD21 and HDAC8) "The University of Chicago Genetic Services is a leader in providing clinical genetic testing for Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS)...We are now pleased to offer testing for three additional genes for CdLS (SMC3, RAD21 and HDAC8) as well as a revised CdLS testing strategy." Visit the University of Chicago News Blog to read more...


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