Williams syndrome is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder caused by a deletion of about 26 genes from the long arm of chromosome 7. It is characterized by mental disability, heart defects and unusual facial features.
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Moylan Family Website
An Irish family's experience of Williams Syndrome.
NORD : Williams Syndrome
Offers alternative names, a general discussion and resources.
Wikipedia: Williams Syndrome
A concise summary of its cause and symptoms.
Information sheet compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Williams Syndrome (WMS, WS)
National Library of Medicine provides a list of synonyms, a summary of the syndrome, and major physical features.
A Music Camp for Those Afflicted but Gifted, Too
New York Times feature article about the Belvoir Terrace summer music camp program for people with Williams syndrome. (August 26, 2002)
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