Olivia Daniels has faced many challenges in her 22 years. She learned to channel her feelings and experiences into acts of service and kindness. She’s an amazing creative force for good! Find out how this pageant champion is using her platform to raise awareness of ectodermal dysplasias and serve others.
Don’t Sweat? Here’s What You Need to Know
Keeping your body cool when your sweat glands are missing or don’t work can be a daily challenge. Our new library article explains all about sweat glands and how they work – or don’t. Learn about hypohidrosis, the signs of overheating and ways to stay cool. Families weigh in on what’s working for them.
No Human is Limited!
Markus Kappen can’t sweat but hasn’t let that stop him from competing in triathlons. He says that you don’t choose your passion. Passion chooses you without you even noticing. In this inspirational story, he shares what he’s learned, the obstacles he overcame and what his next passion looks like.
Hypohidrosis and How to Chill Out in the Car
Does hypohidrosis make you want to stay inside? Learn what to do to keep loved ones who can’t sweat cool this summer while they are riding in the back seat of a car.
Giraffes to Genes: Alexander’s Story
Alex’s story started out just like any other story. The perfect little baby who fed well, was always normal on the growth charts and in general was a happy baby! We were also happy that he had the perfect little shaped head to be bald. You see, we did not know at the time that his extended baldness had anything to do with a rare genetic disorder, so we always joked it was a good thing his little baby head was shaped so perfectly.
What do your Family Conference fees actually pay for?
Basically, all your fees pay for is your food. We solicit sponsors, grants and use general donations to fund room rentals, speakers’ (12-15 unbelievable docs and dentists donate their time each year) and staff travel, scholarship recipients, off site activities, AV rental and childcare costs.The NFED absorbs 75% of the cost of the event. The 2012…
Hypohydrosis: How To Stay Cool When You Can’t Sweat
If you can’t sweat, how do you stay cool? Should you move to a cooler climate? Should you buy a cool vest? What cooling technique works best? We answer these questions and more in this document all about being cool.