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Name Rett Syndrome
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Symptoms of Rett Syndrome
Rett Syndrome is a complex neurological disorder that mainly affects girls. It usually becomes evident in the second year of life, and leads to profound mental and physical disability.
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Useful national contacts Rett UK
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Tel: 01582 798911
Find your nearest support group:
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Cerebra, UK charity for children with neurological disorders
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News and events  
Online resources Rett syndrome (NHS Choices)
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Rett syndrome (Contact A Family)
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Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Rett Syndrome and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Rett Disorder and the dveloping brain Visit our library to read Rett Disorder and the Developing Brain, edited by Dr Alison Kerr and Dr Ingegerd Witt Engerström. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.
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