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Once you announce that you’re looking for a new gig, unsolicited job search advice is inescapable: “Video resumes are the future!” “Go back to school!” “Talk to my cousin’s best friend’s son, he knows someone who used to intern there!” While all of the people sharing job search advice like this are well-meaning, they’re usually not...
Why is it that in 2019 we are still using facial scarring as a device for villainy? Is it ethical to be calling upon real people with distinctive faces to play a role that is seen as scary, inhuman and nasty?  What sort of perception does this create for young people when they think of someone with a disfigurement?  Join us in our...
A QCD is a direct transfer of funds from your IRA custodian, payable to a qualified charity. QCDs can be counted toward satisfying your required minimum distributions (RMDs) for the year, as long as certain rules are met. In addition to the benefits of giving to charity, a QCD excludes the amount donated from taxable...
The European Union defines a disease as rare when it affects fewer than 5 per 10 000 persons,1 whereas the USA considers a condition rare if it affects fewer than 200 000 individuals.2 To date, however, there is no terminology to appropriately address these diseases as a category other than rare diseases, or in some instances orphan diseases when referring...
MEDIA RELEASE: For Friday 17th May 2019 Campaign for face equality ‘becomes a global movement’ with the first International Face Equality Week The Moebius Syndrome Foundation is pleased to announce a week of awareness-raising events, media coverage and social media activity begins around the world today to promote ‘Face Equality’ — the fair treatment of...
2 news segments featuring Kelsey Ferrill! https://globalnews.ca/video/rd/1431249475649/ It was a brave step into the spotlight for a young woman living with a condition that makes her look different, but the Calgary woman is going beyond her comfort zone to give others a lesson on how to treat people with differences. Jill Croteau reports. Kelsey Ferrill knows firsthand...
The Moebius Syndrome Foundation is pleased to announce that four new members have been added to the Board of Directors:   Bryn Webb, MD, New York City        Dr. Webb is Board Certified in Clinical Genetics and Pediatrics and is Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and Genomic Science & Pediatrics at the Ichan School...
An adult within our community brought this fantastic suggestion forward – thank you! They wanted a simple card to carry with them that explains Moebius syndrome. It is business-card size, so it will easily fit in your wallet. Easy to give to a doctor, a teacher or a friend. The Moebius Syndrome Foundation website is...
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