Two genetic counseling students gained a valuable education when they volunteered to help families with ectodermal dysplasias. Their work was a win-win for the NFED and for them.
What A Difference I Can Make
Your life can take a different path, one you never expected in a matter of a moment. Debbie’s changed when her first grandson was born. Little did she know on that day she would become a volunteer for the NFED.
One of Our Smile Makers
At the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias (NFED), one thing is for sure, we love our families! When we support our families, we certainly appreciate when they support us back. One of the most loyal and sustaining ways to support the NFED is through our monthly giving program, the Smile Makers. One of our amazing…
Our Family’s Life-Changing Day
X-rays showed that he would have no teeth at all on the bottom front, and very few elsewhere. How could that be? Read how the Williams family found a diagnosis and a new family.
Bridges to Inspiration
I spent a good part of Sunday walking around Portland, Ore. and reflecting on the 2018 National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias (NFED) Family Conference. People passing me likely thought I was in another world. I was smiling and laughing as I strolled along the river walk. One person stopped me and said, “Wow! You must…
Tales of the Fire Breathing Dragon
Christine Gottschalk found it heard to hear that her perfect son had ectodermal dysplasia. Worse was learning insurance wouldn’t pay for his care. It made no sense to her that some day, her son may have to choose between paying for his dental care or paying for a college education. She decided to take action and invites others to advocate with her.
I’ve Often Felt Odd
Aubrey Vora has spent her lifetime attending NFED Family Conferences. In her family’s journey with ectodermal dysplasia, she learns about the many ways to be human, being a member of the tribe and how you can impact someone’s life simply by showing up.
Endless Questions and No Experience
Kerri Fasulo had a long list of questions when her young daughter was diagnosed with a rare condition. She had no experiences to help her find her way through what lay ahead. Soon, she found the resource that made her realize she was not alone.