Warrington Guardian: Reverse Rett founders Rachael and Andy Stevenson hail breakthrough

A charity founder has hailed a breakthrough in the treatment of the condition that has left both her daughter and step daughter immobile and unable to speak.

Rachael and Andy Stevenson from Burtonwood set up Reverse Rett in 2010 to fight Rett syndrome, a life-limiting neurological condition affecting their two daughters, now aged 21 and 17.

Now, the first clinical drug trial for Rett syndrome has begun with no cure for the condition, which causes multiple disabilities and lifelong medical complexities, currently existing.

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