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If you have questions or concerns about your child’s social, emotional, or behavioral development, you’re not alone. The number of children affected by autism—an umbrella term for a wide spectrum of disorders that includes “classic” autism, Asperger's syndrome, and Rett. Educating Our Girls RSRT focuses on research with the ultimate aim of a global reversal of Rett Syndrome. When this happens, intense remedial therapy and teaching will be required to integrate new levels of functioning. We will want Rett patients to be starting from as broad a learning base as possible. In partnership with Girl Power 2 Cure, Susan is launching Rett University designed for educators and therapists of Rett Syndrome students. Experienced professionals share their cutting-edge knowledge on how to support their students with Rett Syndrome and push them to their highest levels of academic, physical and personal achievement.   I have been educating girls with Rett Syndrome for awhile now. I was recently transferred within my school district to be the “resource support” person for the girls included in the classroom setting and to teach the girls on hospital home bound (on home bound just because the parents were not seeing that the schools were teaching them.

A great book to read and pass along to your Rett Girls team is “Pathways to Learning in Rett Syndrome” which offers accessible advice on the special education needs of girls with Rett Syndrome and is bene ficial for both parents and those working with Rett Girls.   Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects girls almost exclusively. It is characterized by normal early growth and development followed by a slowing of development, loss of purposeful use of the hands, distinctive hand movements, slowed brain and head growth, problems with walking, seizures, and intellectual disability. Rett syndrome affects females almost exclusively and is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by ‘normal’ early development followed by a period of regression where skills are lost. As with any syndrome there is huge variation in those with Rett syndrome and deterioration, in varying degrees, may be noticed in expressive language use. 57 rows    Rett syndrome is a progressive, neuro-developmental condition that .

Book has seen little use but is in good condition. Ships directly from Amazon and is eligible for Prime shipping. % Satisfaction Guaranteed Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. This unique book describes the difficulties and challenges of girls and women with Rett Syndrome, and proposes solutions that can help them in everyday life. Written from an educational perspective, and based on extensive practical, real-life experience, it also takes into consideration living conditions as a whole to provide practical and. Rett Syndrome is a postnatal neurological disorder, almost exclusively occurring in girls. The condition is genetic, but Rett Syndrome is rarely inherited. The Rett Syndrome disorder itself is rare (about 1 in 10, births results in Rett Syndrome), but the consequences are dire.   Women with Rett syndrome can live well into their 60s and 70s, although they are severely incapacitated. "It is the leading genetic cause of impairment in females," said Coenraads.