Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) FL

Organized in 1975, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) is dedicated to serving individuals affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), their families, and interested professionals. To provide information, education, and support services to its members, PWSA offers: a toll-free telephone number for information and referrals; a bimonthly newsletter, The Gathered View; publications and audiovisual presentations about PWS; an annual national conference for families and professionals; a nationwide network of local chapters, parents, and professionals; research funding to expand knowledge and treatment options; and representation on the international level. PWS is a complex non-hereditary birth defect resulting from an abnormality on the 15th chromosome.