Familial Dysautonomia (FD) is a rare genetic neurological
disorder that effects the sensory and autonomic nervous systems,
causing life-threatening medical complications from birth.
(More about FD.)
Research funded by the Dysautonomia Foundation has led to a
number of breakthroughs in treatment and has led to the
discovery of the FD gene. To protect future generations, get
tested for FD and other genetic diseases.
(View our FD screening awareness video here.)
The Dysautonomia Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization
that has established the world's only FD treatment centers. We
are the largest source of funding for FD treatment and research
in the world. (More about us here.)
People living with familial dysautonomia (FD) are truly extraordinary. From the challenges they face to the remarkable attitudes they embrace, their stories are inspiring and heartwarming.Hear from them along with doctors, parents and researchers.
In our latest video, meet
a group of parents who face the difficulties of FD with grace,
humor and determination. If the video does not display properly, click here
to watch it.
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