Founded in 1981To improve lives and seek cures for those affected by ichthyosis and related skin types.
FIRST offers a variety of resources to help those affected manage their ichthyosis.
A wide variety of printed materials are available to help you learn more about ichthyosis and its management.; Overview Booklet, Genetics Booklet, Caregiver's Guide, Teacher's Guide, Disease-Type Fact Sheets, ichthyosis care Resource Sheets.
New parents have information available for the care of your newborn affected with ichthyosis.
FIRST's Regional Support Network is in place to help connect members and families with others in similar circumstances.
Conferences, Forums and Meetings are planned regularly to allow for face-to-face and telephone connections.
FIRST Facebook Group Pages
FIRST for Parents
FIRST for Teens
FIRST for Adults
Join in the chat on the FIRST Facebook Group pages! Members must be approved to be part of the page to participate.
Days and times will be posted on the page.