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Blepharophimosis intellectual disability syndromes

Other Names for this Disease
  • Blepharophimosis mental retardation syndromes
  • Blepharophimosis syndrome Ohdo type
  • BMRS
  • Ohdo Blepharophimosis syndrome
  • Ohdo syndrome
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Congenital Heart Information Network (C.H.I.N.)
    101 N Washington Ave, Suite 1A
    Margate City, NJ 08402-1195
    Telephone: 609-822-1572
    Fax: 609-822-1574

  • Ohdo Syndrome Family Network (OSFN)
    36 Borrowdale Ave
    Gatley Cheadle
    Cheshire, SK8 4QF
    United Kingdom
    Telephone: 016-1 4-28 8583

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support

  • Genetic Alliance
    4301 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 404
    Washington, DC 20008-2369
    Telephone: 202-966-5557
    Fax: 202-966-8553

  • National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
    1825 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20009
    Toll-free: 800-695-0285
    Telephone: 201-884-8200
    TTY: 800-695-0285
    Fax: 202-884-8441

  • National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)
    55 Kenosia Avenue
    PO Box 1968
    Danbury, CT 06813-1968
    Toll-free: 800-999-6673 (voicemail only)
    Telephone: 203-744-0100
    TTY: 203-797-9590
    Fax: 203-798-2291

Parent Matching Organizations

  • Contact a Family is a UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to individuals affected by various health conditions. They enable parents, families, and individuals to get in contact with others, on a local, national, and international basis. Each year they reach at least 275,000 families. Click on Contact a Family and search using "Ohdo syndrome" to view a list of families who have registered with this Web site.