International Angelman Day Supporters Hope to Draw Widespread Attention

International Angelman Day Supporters Hope to Draw Widespread Attention

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International Angelman Day Supporters Hope to Draw Widespread Attention

On International Angelman Day (IAD), Feb. 15 this year, supporters are hoping to draw widespread attention to the complex genetic neurological disorder and prompt conversations about the community and its needs. Angelman syndrome (AS) — which affects about 1 in 15,000 people, or half a million, worldwide — can cause developmental delays, seizures, walking and balance disorders, gastrointestinal issues, and little to no speaking ability. People can mark IAD with a special Facebook frame, sample social…

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