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Angelman Syndrome Support Education Research Trust logo

Angelman Syndrome Support Education Research Trust (ASSERT)

Description:

Angelman Syndrome (AS) is a rare genetic condition causing severe learning difficulties.

AS is a neurological disorder caused by irregularities in Chromosome 15. Most children are diagnosed between the ages 3 to 7 when characteristic physical and behaviour features become evident.

ASSERT is a United Kingdom based support group run by volunteers who have direct contact with people with Angelman Syndrome.

The groups objectives include:

  • providing an information pack for families of those newly diagnosed
  • offering advice and support to parents
  • forging links with similar AS organisations overseas
  • holding regional meetings in different locations throughout the year
  • establishing a register of families to act as a support for families of those newly diagnosed
  • funding research into AS
  • raising public awareness by means of articles for journals and magazines

For more information, please follow the link to visit their website.

Contact Details

Address:
ASSERT
PO Box 4962
Nuneaton
Postcode:
CV11 9FD
Telephone:
0300 999 0102
Email:
assert@angelmanuk.org
Website
https://www.angelmanuk.org

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01/10/2018
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