Archives for 2017

A little school with Big Heart!

A group of 18 grade four (now grade 5) girls and their leader Jen Foulis at Our Lady of Good Council school in Sharon Ontario, partnered with a local charity called ‘Charms for Charity’ to raise money for a charity. The Angelman syndrome cause was where they wanted their fundraising dollars to go, which was […]

The Walk for Angels going National this year

We are super excited to announce that The Walk for Angels is going National this year! The Walk for Angels is a 5K walk/run to raise awareness of Angelman syndrome and to raise money for The Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society. All 3 walks will be on Saturday May 6, 2017. We will all be walking […]

CAMH and CHEO partner to open Canada’s first Angelman Syndrome Clinic in the nation’s capital

By Mike Hajmasy, CAMH Public Affairs Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by severe intellectual and developmental disability, frequent seizures, movement disorder, limited or absent speech and an excitable and apparently happy demeanor. The symptoms are challenging, and with limited resources dedicated to Angelman syndrome, families of children with AS are left with […]