We Are Stronger Together
PWSA (USA) is a community of families, professionals, and organizations committed to providing support and hope to those affected by Prader-Willi syndrome. Together, we are showing the world children and adults with PWS need not be defined by their diagnosis.
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.
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.
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.
Latest News & Events
PWSAI (Ireland) has released a new film that was produced in cooperation with IPWSO and PWSA (USA). The film is Therapeutic Interventions for the Young Child with Prader-Willi Syndrome presented by Janice Agarwal, CNDT-PT The film was funded from the proceeds of the Galway Cycle 2014. We are very grateful to Janice for her...
I would like to assure our PWS members that both PWSA (USA) and FPWR have been involved with discussions with Zafgen and the FDA regarding safety issues on the Zafgen clinical trial. A “partial hold” means that the study can continue with additional safety monitoring. We are in full support of the additional safety...
In our first month of the Oxytocin campaign, we have exceeded $160,000! The PWSA (USA) Board matching gift fund of $50,000 was exhausted in less than a week! Thank you for your generosity and support for this study. To help us reach our next milestone in this potentially life-changing research study, please donate or...