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 […]

Edmonton chosen for 2016 CASS Conference

NEWS UPDATE ON THE CASS 2016 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2016 Conference Registration Booklet The 2016 Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce that the venue and dates chosen for the next CASS Conference — “Prospecting for Possibilities” WHEN: Wednesday to Saturday — July 13 to July 16, 2016, WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton The […]

Introducing a new resource to help you better understand behaviors in Angelman syndrome

The most frequent requests for guidance and assistance from families of individuals with Angelman syndrome are related to behaviors.  The Angelman Syndrome Foundation has listened to these concerns, and in response is very excited to announce the introduction of a new resource created to help all individuals who care for and work with individuals with […]

CASS Newsletter – Summer 2012

Well, summer is here and the 2012 CASS Conference is just around the corner. The program is complete and registration is still open. The CASS Board of Directors has been working tirelessly for the past two years to develop the vibrant, dynamic conference we hope you will be attending. Along with having recruited world- renowned […]

CASS Newsletter – Winter 2012

This issue has some important information on the upcoming CASS International Conference which is coming up faster than we think!  The Conference will feature some of the most important researchers in AS today. This is a wonderful opportunity for newly diagnosed parents as well as us older hands to meet, talk, learn, and make life-long […]

Fundraising to Support the 2012 Conference

  To:  Members and Supporters of the Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society The 12th International CASS Conference is being held in Kananaskis Country from 25 to 28 July 2012.  Your volunteer Board of Directors would like your support for this exciting event:  “Reaching for New Heights in K-Country” Please join your Board of Directors in working […]

2012 CASS Conference Speakers Update

CASS is pleased to announce the following distinguished speakers will give presentations at the upcoming 12th CASS International Conference scheduled for July 25th to 28th, 2012 at the Delta Lodge in Kananaskis, Alberta:   Conference Keynote Speakers:   Dr. Jill Clayton-Smith Anna Larson Dr. Ben Philpot Dr. Jane Summers Dr. Charles A. Williams   Conference […]

Roll Call for Alberta Families!

  To Alberta AS Families, Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society: The 12th International CASS Conference is being held in Kananaskis Country from 25 to 28 July 2012.  Your Alberta Directors, Terry Singleton, Trevor Janzen, and myself would like your assistance in the following: We are currently completing our programme of Conference Speakers.  However, we are asking […]