NBC News Richard Engel Opens Up About His 2-Year-Old's Battle With Rett Syndrome
June 15, 2018
Retts syndrome is a medical disorder that affects the neurology of children, almost exclusively girls. Symptoms include noticeable slowing in mental development, loss of motor skills, seizure, reduced intellectual ability, and problems walking. Dr. Andreas Rett, an Austrian physician, first described the condition in 1966.