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Just Diagnosed

Hearing the words “it’s Tay-Sachs” is a life changing event. As a parent, grandparent, other family member or friend these words normally result in two questions – “what is Tay-Sachs?” and “how serious is Tay-Sachs?”. Most people will not have heard about the disease, including the parents, so it is important to educate everyone involved.…


Don’t feel like you’re alone

The day that you received the diagnosis that your child had Tay-Sachs will always be one of hardest days of your life. However, don’t feel like you’re alone. There are unfortunately many cases of Tay-Sachs and other lysosomal diseases diagnosed each year all around the world. Each parent, grandparent, sibling or friend will be going…