Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day
When: January 24
What: Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day is an annual event celebrated globally
each year on January 24th — the birth date of Professor Paul Julius Moebius, the doctor who first diagnosed the condition in 1888.
Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day was started by the Many Faces of Moebius Syndrome, and has been embraced globally by other organizations that support efforts to raise awareness. The Moebius Syndrome Foundation recognizes the month of January as a time to raise awareness about this rare condition and educate the world about Moebius syndrome. We celebrate #MSAD by sharing information about Moebius syndrome, offering financial support and resources to approved events, encouraging people to wear purple, and raising awareness through various means and channels.
How Do You Express Yourself? OSU #MoebiusAwareness Project
How do you express yourself? There are so many unique ways to express your true self to others, and individuals with Moebius Syndrome find ways beyond the face to do so. Research in OSU’s Disability and Social Interaction Lab shows that education about Moebius syndrome and other types of facial paralysis creates more positive impressions.
Help us raise awareness: take a photo of yourself with a sign answering the question, “how you express yourself?” Use our template, or write your own. Post it on the Moebius Syndrome Foundation Facebook page. Challenge two of your friends to do the same by tagging them. Read more about OSU’s awareness project: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/sps/dsil/moebius-syndrome-awareness-project
2020 MSAD Partners
2020 MSAD EVENTS
Houston, Texas Event- January 18, 2020
Arizona MSAD Event – January 25, 2020
Colorado MSAD Event – January 25, 2020
Group picture taken in Castle Rock, CO. Event hosted by The Many Faces of Moebius Syndrome.
New York City MSAD Event – January 25, 2020
2nd Annual MSAD Event
San Angelo, Texas MSAD Event – January 25, 2020
Moebius Fun Run / Walk – benefitting Kara Smiles Fund
For information and to register, please visit the official website.
Lafayette, California MSAD Event – January 25, 2020
MSAD Pizza Party!
MSAD in the News
2019 MSAD EVENT PHOTOS
Minnesota Event- February 23, 2019
(Photos coming soon!)
San Angelo, Texas- 5k Walk/Run for “Kara Smiles” –January 19, 2019 https://www.saafound.org/karasmiles
Northern California Event- January 20, 2019
Arizona Event- January 26, 2019
New York City, NY Event – January 26, 2019
Houston, Texas Event – January 26, 2019