A teenager from Wisconsin captures national award for his courage to share his struggles with ectodermal dysplasias and create change.
Health Insurance and Teeth
Find out what the NFED Is doing so that health insurance will cover your dental care – and how you can help. Plus, discover resources to help you file successful claims.
Teaming Up with Other Patient Advocates on the Hill
Persistence is the name of the game for getting a bill passed in Congress. NFED leadership was in D.C. last week speaking up for issues important to our families.
Fighting for Teeth
ELSA advocates took action at home and on Capitol Hill on July 17 to ask Congress for insurance benefits for their medically necessary dental care.
Share Your Story with the Press
Sharing stories with local press is a powerful tool to raise awareness about ectodermal dysplasias and the challenges many face getting the health insurance coverage they need. Christine Gottschalk details how families and individuals can raise awareness for the Ensuing Lasting Smiles Act through the press.
What to Expect When You Visit Your Legislator at Day on the Hill
Are you attending NFED Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill? Veteran advocate Karl Nelsen walks you through what to expect when you meet with your legislator.
Meet Your Legislators Close to Home
Beth Pond has been advocating for ectodermal dysplasias health benefits for 23 years. She shares what you can do in your home state to create change.
Who Will You Meet on Capitol Hill?
Conducting face-to-face meetings with your two U.S. senators, one U.S. representative, and members of their staff is absolutely critical to gain their support for the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act (S.560, H.R.1379)! So who will you actually meet when you travel to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. for NFED Advocacy Day? Find out who you might meet, their role, and tips on what to say.