Showing posts from August, 2023

Unmasking Moebius Syndrome: Katrina Donovan's Inspirational Journey

At a recent staff meeting in Hampton Roads, we had the privilege of hosting a remarkable individual, Katrina Donovan, whose presence left a profound impact on all of us. Her inspiring story shed light on Moebius Syndrome, an infrequent neurological disorder that affects individuals in unique ways. As Katrina stood before us, her intelligence, kindness, confidence, and sense of humor were evident, making her advocacy work for Moebius Syndrome all the more remarkable. "My name is Katrina, and I have Moebius Syndrome," she began, introducing herself to the attentive audience. Hailing from Smithfield, Virginia, USA, Katrina shared that she is a proud mother of three beautiful and intelligent children unaffected by the syndrome. Thanks to early diagnosis, therapeutic interventions, and three eye surgeries before the age of eight, Katrina was able to receive crucial support to manage her condition. Moebius Syndrome is an incredibly rare congenital neurological disorder characterize