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2014 End-Of-Year Message From The President

  Dear AIS-DSD Support Group Members and Allies   by Georgiann Davis, PhD   Before we celebrate the beginning of a new year and the 20 th year anniversary of our organization, I’d like to thank each and every one of you for your involvement in all that we’ve accomplished in 2014. When AIS-DSD Support Group was formed in 1995 (then known as AISSG-USA Support Group for Women and Families), I was recently diagnosed with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome. My parents felt isolated, and I felt scared. I was not told I had CAIS, but by the way my parents were Fun Group Shothandling the diagnosis, I assumed something was seriously wrong. My parents and I didn’t know about the AIS-DSD Support Group, and I grew up all alone.  In 2008, my world turned around and it felt amazing. I attended my very first AIS-DSD Support Group conference in Chicago, IL, and I was welcomed with open arms into a community that I will forever see as my home. I was also determined, as a young soci