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To Make a Donation to The Focus Foundation, please visit our website at: www.thefocusfoundation.org Or send your tax-deductible check to: The Focus Foundation 820 W Central Ave. #190 Davidsonville, MD 21035 Check out our blog: www.thefocusfoundation.blogspot.com Follow us on twitter: @FocusOnDeXY
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The Focus Foundation2 days ago
Dr. Sprouse is very excited to be presenting at the 13th Philadelphia Prenatal Diagnosis Online Conference!

Her presentation "X&Y Chromosome Disorders - What Have We Learned? - Myths and Facts" emphasizes the need for early detection of individuals with sex chromosome disorders and describes the benefits of Early Hormonal Treatment (EHT) in 47,XXY. She was honored to be invited to speak at this event, and is looking forward to connecting with other leading researchers and professionals virtually!
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The Focus Foundation1 week ago
June 6th is National Yo-Yo Day!🪀 The Focus Foundation celebrates this fun day by sharing some history and fun facts. Read our blog to learn about tricks and more.⬇

#TheFocusFoundation #Blog #NationalYoYoDay
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The Focus Foundation1 week ago
It was this time last year we were FINALLY returning to the office after a long shut down and we just LOVE having our entire team back in office!

Planning and working on exciting and innovative research - and our upcoming August 49er Conference, focusing on the child with 49, XXXXY.
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The Focus Foundation2 weeks ago
#XYChromosomalVariationAwarenessMonth

For more information on X & Y chromosomal variations, dyslexia, and dyspraxia, please visit our website: www.thefocusfoundation.org.
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The Focus Foundation2 weeks ago
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The Focus Foundation2 weeks ago
Today is National Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day! An odd one, but we're willing to play along!

Did you know you can use pillows to help challenge your little one's balance and encourage the strengthening of core muscles and righting reactions when walking on an uneven surface?

Set up a line of pillows on the floor and practice walking and jumping across. Use a toy at the end as a motivator and include siblings and encourage imagination and creative play. Think "the floor is lava" and alternate between walking, hopping, crawling, and using one foot.
3 weeks ago
Early Hormonal Treatment (EHT) is treatment for boys with 47,XXY who are between the ages of 4 months and 12 months ideally.
3 weeks ago
Although physicians are taught that genetic abnormalities typically impact on a child’s neurodevelopmental progression, practitioners often receive insufficient information about X and Y chromosomal disorders or information may be outdated or inaccurate.
4 weeks ago
Symptoms of dyspraxia vary and may include poor balance and coordination, clumsiness, bad vision, perception hardships, emotional challenges and more.
4 weeks ago
Did you know that social anxiety is common with speech and language disorders? Hormonal Booster Treatment has been shown to possibly improve working memory and executive functioning and reduce anxiety. #MayAwareness
4 weeks ago
Did you know? Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects children and adults and interferes with practically all aspects of the writing process.
1 month ago
Dr. Sprouse and Dr. Gropman will be LIVE on our Facebook page today at 4pm EST! Taking all your questions for #MythBusterMay!

#XYChromosomalAwarenessMonth