Moebius Syndrome

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Definition

Moebius syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterized by weakness or paralysis (palsy) of multiple cranial nerves, most often the 6th (abducens) and 7th (facial) nerves. Other cranial nerves are sometimes affected. The disorder is present at birth (congenital).

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the kids above are just some of the few faces on Moebius syndrome there are so meany other kids with this but it only affects 1 in 300,000 kids around the world

http://www.youtube.com/watch?nomobile=1&edufilter=E-nIA6VrvGA5Avu83FoomA&v=ccIAqPjwKcY&spfreload=10

most kids with this don't smile like the rest of us, because they cant the nerves of the face are damaged and can not be fixed. So the kids have to learn how o talk and express emotion without using the face and show with there heart.