Understanding Primary Immunodeficiency for PI Awareness Month

April, among other things, is Primary Immunodeficiency (PI) Awareness Month. Although often represented by the blue ribbon, the PIDD community is also one of the “zebra” disorders.  Doctors usually learn in their first year of medical school that when they hear hoof beats, they should think horses, not zebras.  Zebra disorder is a slang reference to disorders that are uncommon or rare, but share symptoms [...]

The Best of Autism Awareness in 2013

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, and kicks off National Autism Awareness Month. Some will say that Autism Awareness is every day, some will find the importance of our Nation and the World coming together with one unified purpose of enlightening just one more person about Autism.  Some writing will leave you in tears; some will lend you to cheer.  Still others will produce [...]

NOMINATE Special Happens – 2012 Wego Health, Health Activist Awards

I’ve been nominated into the 2012 Wego Health, Health Activist Awards.   If you’ve found yourself relying on the advocating, encouragement, support, information, inspiration, guides, tips and tricks found in Special Happens or by me (Gina St. Aubin) personally, why not nominate Special Happens and help us win an award? While I know of a few nominations, it never hurts for more support. Here’s some [...]

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