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Register today for the 2022 Clinic for Special Children 5k!

REGISTER TODAY! Join us for the 5th annual Clinic for Special Children 5k on Saturday, September 17th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m presented by Nemours Children’s Health. Runners, joggers, and walkers are invited to participate in the Clinic for Special Children 5k – a 3.1-mile course along scenic country roads, winding through Lancaster County […]

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Downloadable 2022 CSC Events Calendar

From auctions to a 5k race, there’s plenty of fun to be had at our upcoming 2022 CSC events! All events benefit the Clinic’s mission of providing accessible, affordable, and compassionate care to children and adults with rare genetic disorders. Click HERE or on the image below to download our 2022 events calendar!

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Enjoy our Spring 2022 Newsletter!

Our first newsletter of the year is here! The Spring 2022 newsletter focuses on our palliative care program, Cherished Lives. Learn about palliative care, read an interview with our Cherished Lives Program Manager, and hear a story of the Clinic caring for a neighbor with a terminal rare genetic disease. This newsletter also showcases our […]

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The Effects of NPRL3 Loss Described in New Study in Old Order Mennonite Population

STRASBURG, PA – A new study published in this month’s issue of Brain details the effects of the loss of gene products from NPRL3 on seizure threshold, cortical lamination, mTOR localization, and neuron structure. This study reports the largest and genealogically oldest known NPRL3 patient pedigree. The 12-generation, Old Order Mennonite pedigree dates back to […]

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2022 Press Kit Now Available

The newest version of our press kit is now available here! Meet our 2022 ambassador families and learn more about how we practice translational medicine and research here at the Clinic. For media inquiries, please contact press@clinicforspecialchildren.org or call us at 717-687-9407.

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Clinic featured on RareShare podcast episode!

  RareShare Podcast Episode | February 2022 Dr. Kevin Strauss, Medical Director, Dr. Erik Puffenberger, Laboratory Director, and Karlla Brigatti, MS, CGC, Research Operations Director, shared about the Clinic’s work within the Plain community and beyond in a podcast episode with RareShare, part of the Rare Genomics Institute. The hour-long podcast episode recaps the Clinic’s […]

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Meet our 2022 Ambassadors!

We’re excited to introduce our 2022 Clinic for Special Children ambassadors! Our ambassadors and their families will tell their stories and represent the Clinic in a variety of ways this year. We’re thankful to each family for helping us spread the word about the work of the Clinic!   Jevon & Josiah King| 2 years […]

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Meaningful Momentum | A New Year Letter from our Executive Director

Friends, Each year brings the fresh promise of new opportunities and possibilities. As we begin our 33rd year in operation, we are energized by your overwhelming support, especially over the past several years. We continue to make meaningful momentum in all areas of the clinic and we couldn’t do this work without you. Our clinical, laboratory, and research […]

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2022 Clinic for Special Children Informational Brochure

New year, new brochure! We’ve updated and expanded our Clinic for Special Children informational brochure for 2022. Learn more about our services, key stats, what makes us unique, and how we offer affordable and accessible care. To view the updated brochure, visit HERE.

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New Clinical Educational Series | Caring for the Plain Community

A new educational series tailored for physicians serving the Plain community is here! This bimonthly, virtual learning series will occur every other month on the first Friday from noon – 1 p.m. The talk series is organized by a collaboration of WellSpan Health, the Clinic for Special Children, and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health. The […]

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