School & Beyond

Written for Firefly Friends Our eldest daughter has just finished school. She is neurotypical and has a bright, exciting future in front of her. She is fortunate to be able to attend University this year. She will make new friends and have new experiences. She is responsible, mature and independent. Although we don’t know whatContinue reading “School & Beyond”

What does Isla’s future look like with 2q23.1 Microdeletion Syndrome?

I get asked many times what the future holds for Isla and what her capabilities will be. I don’t know the answer. With these newly diagnosed chromosome disorders, nobody really knows what the long term prognosis is. The eldest member of our 2q23.1 Syndromes and MBD5 Disorders support group is in her 30s but IContinue reading “What does Isla’s future look like with 2q23.1 Microdeletion Syndrome?”