Telling your story is the most powerful way you can advocate for the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (ELSA). We know firsthand that many legislators who have co-sponsored ELSA did so because they were moved by a family’s story. Follow our tips to write and perfect your story.
How Virtual Advocacy Day Works
Find out how easy it is to participate in a Virtual Advocacy Day! We’ll you through the process of how you can raise your voice and help move the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act through Congress.
Tellin’ the Truth About Advocacy
Have you ever said to yourself that you can’t advocate because you don’t know what you are doing or don’t have the time or can’t travel? NFED advocate Beth Orchard dispels those myths and empowers you to take action.
Why Volunteering Can Change Your Life
Volunteering for the NFED gives you the opportunity to meet and help others with ectodermal dysplasias. But, you are the one who may benefit most. Learn more and sign up today.
Building a Relationship with Your Legislators
Advocating can be done by anyone and anywhere. We can do this…together!
Children Don’t Need Teeth?
Kevin Koser doesn’t think he should have to explain to his son with ectodermal dysplasia that he can’t have teeth because health insurance companies don’t feel teeth are necessary. So, he’s taking action and getting others to join him in advocating for the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.
Freshman Entrepreneur Raises Money to Honor Sister
Avani Deshpande is not your typical ninth grader. She’s a compassionate entrepreneur who is raising awareness and funds for ectodermal dysplasias in honor of her sister. Avani’s passion for volunteering arose from watching her younger sister Matali live with ectodermal dysplasias. She wanted to make a difference by raising funds and awareness for the National…