100 Miles for the Bradenmobile
100 Miles for the "Bradenmobile"!
Randy Dietz, a 62 year old friend from Harrisburg, PA is traveling to Alabama on November 3rd and 4th to run 100 miles for Braden.
All proceeds will go to Braden's handicapped accessible van (which we call "Bradenmobile") and also for the Albert family to attend the 2nd MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Family Conference in Houston, Texas.
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September 2012 News
100 Miles for the Bradenmobile
Randy Dietz is running 100 miles for Braden Albert. If you wish to receive updates regarding Randy's progress, please click on the button below.
July 2012 News
Dutch MECP2 Duplication Syndrome Website Information
Op de Nederlandstalige website www.mecp2.nl vindt u informatie zoals symptomen, specialisten en nieuws over het MECP2 Duplicatie Syndroom. Deze relatief zeldzame aandoening komt in tegenstelling tot het Rett Syndroom voornamelijk voor bij jongens en wordt gekenmerkt door een ernstige tot zeer ernstige ontwikkelingsachterstand, hypotonie (lage spierspanning) en frequente (luchtweg-) infecties. Ook voor een complete lijst met relevante wetenschappelijke artikelen bezoekt u www.mecp2.nl.
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June 2011 News
Thank you to Miss Devon Viola who raised $1,396.00 for Dr. Zoghbi's basic science research pertaining to MECP2 Duplication Syndrome. For Devon's 13th birthday, she had a dance party and mailed invitations to over 100 friends. In lieu of gifts, she asked everyone to donated money to MECP2 Duplication Syndrome research instead.
Thank you to Bryce Killian who raised $931.00 for Dr. Zoghbi's basic science research pertaining to MECP2 Duplication Syndrome. Bryce, a wrestler for Middletown Area High School, conducted a "pin" fundraiser.
Heaven’s Very Special Child
A meeting was held quite far from earth,
“It’s time again for another birth”
Said the Angels to the Lord above.
“This special Child will need much love.
His progress may be very slow,
Accomplishments he may not show.
And he’ll require extra care
From the folks he meets down there.
He may not run or laugh or play:
His thoughts may seem quite far away.
In many ways he won’t adapt
And he’ll be known as handicapped.
So let’s be careful where he’s sent.
We want his life to be content.
Please Lord find the parents who
Will do a special job for You.
They will not realize right away
The leading role they’re asked to play.
But with this child sent from up above
Comes stronger faith and richer love.
And soon they’ll know the privilege given
In caring for their gift from Heaven.
Their precious charge so meek and mild
Is Heaven’s Very Special Child.”
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Update: July 21, 2011