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NF Midwest Funded Language Study Results Published

Collaborators from the University of Wisconsin – Dept. of Psychology have published a THIRD paper based on cognitive studies of children with NF1 that has been funded by NF Midwest. This article titled Language in young children with neurofibromatosis-1: Relations to functional communication, attention, and social functioning was published Research in Developmental Disabilities, volume 35, Read the Rest…

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Meet Steve – Doin’ It 4NF

Steve R. was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 later in life and completely lost his hearing at age 55 after 3 brain surgeries. Through it all he found a renewed sense of purpose along with a strong desire to reach out to others. Supported by his wonderful wife, Diane, the two of them quickly stepped up Read the Rest…

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Great Steps 4NF 5K Run Results

Thanks to all that ran in the 1st annual Great Steps 4NF 5K run. You all did great!  Here are the results:

Name                                                 Bib#                                     Time

Amundson, Ryan                             15                                         26:27

Backes, Joseph                           Read the Rest…

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You Can Win A Chevy Cruze and Help Neurofibromatosis!

Here’s an event you can participate in from your couch and possibly win a car! For John Deere’s Birdies for Charity all you need to do is make a pledge and guess at the number of birdies that will be made during the John Deere Classic.

A 2014 Chevy Cruze will be awarded to one person who Read the Rest…