July is Fragile X Syndrome Awareness Month

July is Fragile X Awareness Month. Fragile X-associated disorders (FXD) is a family of genetic conditions that can affect individuals in a variety of ways. The conditions are all caused by changes in the gene known as FMR1. Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) is caused by a full mutation of the FMR1 gene. To learn more…

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June is Aphasia Awareness Month

The month of June is Aphasia Awareness Month. Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is caused by brain injury, most commonly from a stroke, particularly in older individuals. However, aphasia can also arise from head trauma, brain tumors, or infection….

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Haley Moss Proves That Different is Extraordinary

Every day, STARability Foundation aims to shine light on ability, not disability by highlighting the strengths and talents of people with disabilities and what they can bring to the community. We are inspired to share the WINK-NEWS story of Parkland, Florida, native Haley Moss, who is ready to show the world what she is capable of …

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