Silent Angels

  • This girl is one of 10,000 girls born with Rett Syndrome. We call them “silent angels” because the majority of them cannot speak. They are suffering from a variety of symptoms, but they are tough and resilient. They are truly an inspiration to us all and please know that even though most of them can’t […]

  • This girl is one of 10,000 girls born with Rett Syndrome. It is a rare disease and most people have never heard of it. Please help us raise awareness so that more funds are donated and a cure can be found. Thank you.

  • Ariel is one of many children we call “silent angels”, because they cannot speak. Some times their families go to speech therapy or train to use eye-gazing devices to facilitate communication. Children like Ariel will need around-the-clock care for the rest of their lives. We would appreciate if you could help us raise awareness about […]

  • Martilee is 14 years old and has two brothers (16, 19) who she adores. She likes music, horses and “running” in her jogging stroller. Last summer she and her cousin even did a 1/2 marathon! She lives in Glenwood, IA, but is a part of RMRA due to her grandparents John and Roberta Schaffner being […]

  • This girl is one of 10,000 girls born with Rett Syndrome. We call them “silent angels” because the majority of them cannot speak. They are suffering from a variety of symptoms, but they are tough and resilient. They are truly an inspiration to us all and please know that even though most of them can’t […]

  • Lindsey is 23 years old and the first thing you will notice about Lindsey is her beautiful smile. She is always smiling and along with that attribute has an incredible memory and once you introduce yourself to her she will always remember your name. Lindsey loves animals and being outdoors and is quite the hiker. […]

  • This girl is one of 10,000 girls born with Rett Syndrome. We call them “silent angels” because the majority of them cannot speak. They are suffering from a variety of symptoms, but they are tough and resilient. They are truly an inspiration to us all and please know that even though most of them can’t […]

  • Sophie is a delightful fifteen year old girl who loves hanging with her teenage friends, doing typical girl stuff like: hair, makeup, nails, watching videos on Youtube (mostly of boy bands) and recently she started baking with her mom. Sophie loves to eat. She also loves to hear stories and read them, and be with […]

  • Tatum was born a healthy baby girl on October 20, 2005 at 2:00 in the morning. She took to breastfeeding right away, which was exciting for us because our first daughter, Tanner did not. At two weeks, we noticed that she was only holding her head a certain way and the pediatrician speculated that she […]

  • Shoshana was born in 1985. She developed normally at first, and was able to grasp objects and was beginning to say a few words. Before she was a year old, she was lagging in some of her developmental targets, although she was still within normal ranges. Over the next months she lost some of her […]

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