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Angelman Syndrome Foundation's News Room is an aggregation of several sources. We will post exciting announcements pertaining to ASF in addition to news about Angelman syndrome from within our community and from external media sources. See a story you think we should share? Send an email to with the information. Thank you!

Enter your IEP Goals and WIN!

Enter the IEP Goals Contest to share your student’s best IEP goals with the AS community, and win great prizes!

PNAS paper shows ASF-funded research at UNC making progress

Paper published today in PNAS about ASF-funded research at UNC illustrates possibilities, side effects of activating UBE3A

ASF approved as 2014 CFC designee

The ASF has been approved to participate in the 2014 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)! The CFC is a workplace-giving program for Federal employees to payroll deduct donations to eligible, deserving non-profit organizations. 

ASF invests $1.5 million to support 17 Angelman Syndrome Clinics across the U.S.

Comprehensive care to be available within 4-hour driving distance of most families. Furthering its direct support of individuals with Angelman syndrome and their families, the Angelman Syndrome Foundation has committed $1.5 million to establish 17 comprehensive Angelman Syndrome Clinics across the country during the next few years. 

Annual Tractor Cruise Supports ASF

Every year, the Olsen Family hosts a Tractor Cruise fundraiser in support of the Angelman syndrome community. Held on Labor Day, this year’s cruise featured nearly 40 tractors that proceeded on a 40-mile trip on Brown County, Kansas roads.