I’ve recently been in a mildly frustrating situation on a weekly basis. Tonight I decided to say something to try to change it, and it wasn’t well-received. Well, it may … Continue reading Respect is For Everyone
We hope you’ve learned something new this month, but we also hope that you’ve been moved to take action.
What can you do?
- Write/call your legislators. It only takes a few minutes, and it can make a huge difference.
- Donate to organizations like Hunter’s Hope so that they can continue funding the Leukodystrophy Care Network and supporting affected families.
- Read (and tell others about) my book, Even So, Joy: Our Journey Through Heartbreak, Hope, and Triumph. We want Tori’s story to continue to touch lives and it means so much when we hear about others reading it.
I remember the doctor asking me if I would be okay with an eight inch scar on my forearm. I was seventeen, after all. Most teenage girls would probably stare … Continue reading Scars
Rare diseases aren’t rare as a whole, but each individual disease is considered to be rare.
South Carolina passed a bill after this image was created, so they will begin testing in the next 1-2 years.
Indiana expects to begin testing in 2020.
Pennsylvania will hopefully be testing by next year. We have a bill in the legislature (HB 730, numbered for Tori’s birthday) that will make screening equal throughout PA, and Krabbe will become mandatory. If you live in Pennsylvania, please contact your state representatives/senators and ask for their support!