ELSA Picks Up Speed After Fantastic Virtual Hill Day

It’s extraordinary what our advocates and staff have accomplished in just two months since the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA) (S.754/H.R.1916) was re-introduced in the 117th Congress! Our brave advocates shared their struggles on our Virtual Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill. Find out what’s happened with ELSA since they shared their stories.

Twin Voices of the Future for Ectodermal Dysplasias

Life has been full of surprises for the Sanmiguel Bejarano family. They are teaching their daughters how to rally in the face of the unexpected. Alicia and Luna share what they want others to understand about their rare condition. They are becoming the Voices of the Future for ectodermal dysplasias.

The Value Of One. The Power of Many Voices.

It’s Volunteer Appreciation Week! We celebrate the incredible people who stepped up during a pandemic and helped us advance our mission. Learn what that looked like, what we are planning next, and how you can add your voice!

Cyprian – A Voice in Action in Africa

They dissed him. Called him names. Made fun of his appearance. Their voices rang in his ears every day. Voices filled with ridicule and hate. And for what reason? Simply because he was affected by a rare disorder. One day, Cyprian Katongo chose to listen to different voices. His life of suffering took a new direction….one he defines as H.E.D.

Sharing Mighty Ronan’s Story Makes All the Difference

Lindsay Claire is the type of mom who would climb a mountain if it meant helping her son, Ronan, who is affected by EEC syndrome. And climb a mountain height she did – all in an effort to raise money for the NFED. She shares their creative approaches and the key to their fundraising success.