Turner Syndrome is a chromosomal condition which effects the second X chromosome, this chromosome is absent or abnormal.
It is one of the most common chromosomal disorders.
It effects 1 in 2,500 girls.
Girls with Turner Syndrome are all different as they can be affected by a different number of symptoms.
Refer to the Outreach Service depending upon the most significant need eg
Learning - Hatton Outreach
Physical - Newbridge Outreach
A positive overview film made by Turner Syndrome Foundation. Useful film as adult women talk about their own experiences of having Turner Syndrome.
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Girls with Turner syndrome can have specific difficulties with:
Girls with Turner Syndrome have:
This booklet is published by the Turner Syndrome Support Society (TSSS) as an aid to both parents and teachers of girls with Turner syndrome (TS).
It is not definitive, but written as a result of many shared experiences of those with TS, their parents and teachers. The booklet is intended to provide help when dealing with problems or difficulties that may be faced by girls with TS during their school years.