Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care.
The Angelman Syndrome Foundation website is the best place to keep abreast of current information regarding research, education, general information and therapies for Angelman syndrome. Please browse the pages of our website to learn more. If you have any questions or would like additional information please email the ASF at firstname.lastname@example.org.