We Are Stronger Together
To enhance the quality of life of and empower those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome.
PWSA | USA supports individuals diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, their families, and care providers with critical information and resources. We educate medical providers, educators, and professional care givers about PWS and how to best support individuals with the syndrome. Donate to the Family Support Advocacy here.
PWSA | USA seeks to support research projects with the potential for immediate and high impact for the PWS community. The goal is to fast-track better treatment for the syndrome, and we proudly collaborate with partners representing pharmaceutical companies, research universities, and more to achieve that goal.
Advocacy & Awareness
Raising awareness and effective advocacy are critical to effecting positive change in and for the Prader-Willi syndrome community. PWSA | USA is committed to empowering individuals with PWS and their families with resources and tools such as the Public Policy Action Center.
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PWSA (USA) Saving Lives in the ER
One of our goals for 2015 is to focus on ways to have more impact with ER situations. We all know that taking a child or an adult with Prader-Willi syndrome to the ER can in and of itself be life-threatening. I certainly know this through my experience of covering most medical crises for over...
Research Funding Opportunities
Celebrating 40 years as a charitable nonprofit, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) [“PWSA (USA)”] is pleased to offer grant assistance for scientific researchers with an interest in improving the lives of those with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). PWSA (USA) is seeking to fund projects for a maximum of $75,000 total per project for a 1-2 year grant...