Author Archives: Mary Chapman

Raising Awareness of Sanfilippo Syndrome

Sanfilippo syndrome is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects about 1 in 70,000 births. Raising awareness of this rare genetic disease could mean that more patients would benefit from earlier diagnosis and treatment. Here are some facts about Sanfilippo syndrome, and efforts to make it more widely…

Supporters Gear Up for Nov. 16 – World Sanfilippo Awareness Day

On Nov. 16, World Sanfilippo Awareness Day, supporters will bring global attention to the rare neurodegenerative disorder, hopefully sparking conversations globally about the community and its needs. From sharing images on social media and using a special Facebook photo frame, to displaying the official Awareness Day logo and participating…