We empower and connect those touched by ectodermal dysplasias through education, support and research.

Our library has all sorts of information on treating and living with ectodermal dysplasias, from cosmetics and keeping cool to the search for a cure.
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What are ectodermal dysplasias?

The ectodermal dysplasias are inherited disorders that involve defects in the hair, nails, sweat glands and teeth.  When a person has at least two types of abnormal ectodermal features—for example, malformed teeth and extremely sparse hair—the individual is identified as being affected by ectodermal dysplasia.

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Stories of Hope

Cody’s Limitless Life
Doing Everything I Can for Ectodermal Dysplasias
A Legacy of HED: Finding Answers for the Reeder Family
The Power of Sharing Our Journey with EEC Syndrome

Counting Down to Family Conference and First Advocacy Day

We can’t wait till July when we will welcome more than 450 people to our Family Conference in Falls Church. This will be the largest gathering in history of our ectodermal dysplasias community. More than 170 of our voices will be heard on Capitol Hill for the first Ectodermal Dysplasias Advocacy Day on July 19. We have all of details you need to know to make your trip one to remember!

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