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

First Dentures for Hazel: Her Mom’s Perspective
Dating and Ectodermal Dysplasias
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The Search for Greater Understanding

We connect our families with researchers to compile information and deepen understanding. Our research has given the ectodermal dysplasias community a better understanding of the conditions and how to treat them.

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