Newly Diagnosed?

You’ve found your way to our website and a support system that will help you understand Angelman syndrome and make sense of your child’s diagnosis.

Here are two things we want you to know right away:
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There is hope for treatment & a cure

Angelman syndrome has been cured multiple ways in mice, and the progress our scientists are making is nothing short of thrilling.

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You are not alone

Parents of children with Angelman Syndrome, who know what a diagnosis like this is like, are standing by to answer your questions and assist you.

UnderstandingAngelman Syndrome

UnderstandingAngelman Syndrome

Angelman syndrome (AS) is a rare neurogenetic disorder that affects approximately one in 15,000 people – about 500,000 individuals worldwide. Symptoms include, but are not limited to: delayed developmental milestones; gross and fine motor impairment; difficulty with feeding and swallowing; issues; loss of functional speech and epilepsy.

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Join our Community

Connect with other people who have a child or loved one with Angelman syndrome.

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As diverse as our Angelman community is, we are all united in one goal: a better future for our children. FAST is committed to bringing life-changing treatments to all individuals with Angelman syndrome, but we need your help!
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As diverse as our Angelman community is, we are all united in one goal: a better future for our children. FAST is committed to bringing life-changing treatments to all individuals with Angelman syndrome, but we need your help!
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