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Name  Angelman Syndrome
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Symptoms of Angelman Syndrome

"This is a rare condition [ ... ] children have epilepsy, learning difficulties, severe speech delay, jerky movements, tongue-thrusting, a characteristic facial appearance and a happy mood with sudden bursts of laughter.  The condition is caused by a genetic factor ... "

Source:  Joint Epilepsy Council
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Useful National contacts

Assert (Angelman Syndrome Support Education & Research Trust)
P.O. Box 4926
Nuneaton CV11 9FD
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Email: assert@angelman.org
Phone:  0300 999 0102

Online resources

Angelman syndrome (NHS Choices)
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Angelman syndrome (Contact A Family)
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Angelman syndrome (Epilepsy Action)
Link opens in new window www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/syndromes/angelman-syndrome

Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Angelman Syndrome and on a wide range of disability related issues.