We Are Stronger Together

Our Mission:
To enhance the quality of life of and empower those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome.

Family Support

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 2020 Family Support Campaign 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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Latest News

Managing Gastroparesis Related Stress

It is common to feel sad or discouraged when you are trying to manage a chronic condition like gastroparesis. Like Prader-Willi syndrome, gastroparesis is a multi-faceted condition and must be approached from a variety of angles. A combination of medical treatments, complementary therapies, adequate nutrition, proper dietary modifications, a positive attitude, and supportive lifestyle practices...

Siblings and Food

Food restrictions in the home, although necessary for the safety and health of the family member with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), can negatively impact siblings. The constant need to lock food adds intense stress and worry to siblings on several levels. For example, if the sibling forgets to lock access to food, this could result in...