Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
“So, he’s still wearing the helmet?” The question, posed by HTC staff at our recent annual visit gave me pause. Yes, my son is almost 5 years old and still wearing his helmet any time his feet are on the floor. I know this is a controversial topic I’ve seen the comment threads on […]
Dear Addy, I often hear about using social media to engage policymakers and spread awareness to friends. Does this really work? How can I advocate on social media without being annoying or preachy? Signed, Social Media Maven Dear Maven, Social media can be an excellent platform to raise awareness for an issue or cause you […]
Dear Addy, My new year’s resolution is to be a stronger advocate for the bleeding disorders community. How do I reach people and where can I find information to share? Signed, Want to Be the Change Dear Change, You came to the right place! HFA has several resources available for people to increase their awareness […]
For those of us with children who have their own cell phones, how many times a day do you say, “Get off the phone!” or “Put the phone down!”? But I challenge you to think about yourself: How many things are you doing right now? Other than reading this blog – one, two, three more […]
I was recently asked about being a single mom and, more specifically, whom I consider my support system. I have no family living in the state of Mississippi with me. My closest family members are actually four hours away. I’ve been here a couple years now, and my son Micah and I just love this […]
Reid talks about growing up with hemophilia and the importance of education, self advocacy and social media advocacy.
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