Chronic Illness


2023 Summer Campference for young people living with rare genetic disorders and other chronic illness

We are hosting our annual Summer Campference for young people living with rare genetic disorders and other chronic illnesses...

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Next Step is grateful for you. Watch Nicole explain why.

2020 was a year like no other for young people living with a serious illness. The issues playing out...

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Over 50 Next Step virtual programs have been delivered!

Since our office in Cambridge, MA temporarily closed due to COVID-19, our program team has done a tremendous job...

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I just listened to a killer podcast episode featuring Next Step’s Quita

A message from Bill our Executive Director… What a gift to have team members understand what Next Step youth...

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Next Step Staff Spotlight with Jess!

We thought, during these uncertain times of COVID-19, that it would be fun to take a break from the...

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Thank you to our Summer Campference music therapists!

Have you ever been to a “Campference”? We have! We have three of them every summer; A special 4-day...

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Join our Summer Campference on July 9-12!

“Next Step has helped me redefine my relationship with the labels that accompany me and my rare disease. When...

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Enter exciting Turkish Airlines raffle by donating to Team Next Step!

Matt and Paul volunteered to run the 2020 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 20th for Next Step! They are...

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Summer Campferences 2020 Applications Are Available!

Is a Next Step Summer Campference right for you? It just might be. Next Step Summer Campferences are for...

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Looking back at our 1st Studio Campference!

We are so excited to share with you all an amazing project and video that was created during our...

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