Archives for January 2017

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 […]