Behavioral and developmental issues
Medical issues
Education
Adult Health and Life Expectancy

Educational Materials

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Behavioral and developmental issues

  • Hyperactivity

  • Laughter and happiness

  • Mental Deficiency and Developmental Testing

  • Autism and Related Traits

  • Speech and Language

  • Communication

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Sexuality

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Medical issues

  • Seizures

  • Central Nervous System Structure

  • Gastrointestinal Issues and Oral-motor Behaviors

  • Gait and Movement Disorders

  • Surgical Procedures and Anesthesia

  • Temperature Sensitivity

  • Physical Growth

  • Hypopigmentation, Strabismus and Ocular Albinism

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Education

Children with Angelman Syndrome (AS) present many unique physical, social, educational, cognitive, and communicative challenges which require interventions to be comprehensive in nature and scope.

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Adult Health and Life Expectancy

Young adults with AS continue to learn and are generally not expected to have deterioration in their mental abilities.

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Source: 7th edition Facts about Angelman Syndrome by Charles A. Williams, M.D., Sarika U. Peters, Ph.D., Stephen N. Calculator, Ph.D. in 2009 In the event of any discrepancy, the English original shall prevail. Special thanks to SPEAR Translation sponsors and provides Chinese translation.

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Angelman Syndrome new treatment development

  • Ovid Therapeutic, a biopharmaceutical company in USA announced a development of a medicine to transform the live of people with neurological disease. at the same time, and University of Connecticut School of Medicine, USA begins a research collaboration to accelerate the development of a next-generation short hairpin RNA (shRNA)-based therapeutic for Angelman syndrome and potentially other indications.

  • It is a very good news to Angelman and also other Families with rare disease. Please click the below hyperlink for more detail.

  • https://investors.ovidrx.com/ news-releases/news-release-details/ovid-therapeutics-and-university-connecticut-enter-strategic

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