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Advocacy & Awareness
Increasing awareness and effectively advocating for Prader-Willi syndrome at the state and federal level is a critical component of our mission. We seek to involve all members of our community and work to keep you informed on the best ways to affect change for our loved ones.
PWSA | USA' Family Support team provides individuals diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, their families, and care providers with critical information and resources on PWS. We also provide education to medical providers, schools, and professional care givers through ongoing trainings, toolkits and other valuable resources. We support the family from the NICU through all stages of the PWS journey.
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.
We invite you to join us June 21 – June 24, 2023, in sunny Orlando, Florida at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace. PWSA | USA’s Convention will provide exciting opportunities to learn, connect (and reconnect), and hear about the latest PWS research. Taking place in Orlando, FL on June 21-24, 2023, this world-class event will […]
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830 United States
Your Voice Will Make a Difference! Prader-Willi Syndrome’s First Externally Led Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting will take place June 22, 2023 from 12:00 - 4:30pm EST both Virtually Via Zoom and In-Person at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND THE EL-PFDD MEETING VIRTUALLY The Prader-Willi Syndrome community is invited […]
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Support PWSA | USA During Kendra Scott’s PWS Awareness Month Giveback!
To close out a memorable and historic PWS Awareness Month, PWSA | USA is partnering with Kendra Scott for one final awareness celebration! The jewelry company will host a PWS Awareness Month Giveback event on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST to support PWSA | USA’s advocacy, family support, and research […]
Better Speech and Hearing Month
The month of May is recognized as Better Speech and Hearing Month to bring awareness to the many speech, language, swallowing and hearing disorders among children and adults. Individuals with PWS often present with a variety of clinical features that may impact their speech and language development (Lewis, 2023) including reduced articulation, hypernasality or hypo […]
Fundraising Spotlight: AXES FOR HOPE
We are excited to share the upcoming Hope United fundraiser in New Mexico, benefitting PWSA | USA, AXES FOR HOPE! This great event is hosted by PWS parents and PWSA | USA parent mentors Jonathan and Maggie Andrews in New Mexico. Event Details When: Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Where: ABQ Ax […]