The WSA is proud to partner with Team IMPACT (TI) to spread the word on how young individuals with Williams syndrome can participate in the inspiring program. Team IMPACT is a two-year commitment and relationship between college sports teams and individuals with special needs that “connects children with serious and chronic illnesses to local college athletic teams, forming life-long bonds and life-changing outcomes.” More about The Power of Teams: WSA Partners with Team IMPACT
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Do you have a vision for your child with Williams syndrome? Is it written down so you can refer to it, update it, and remember exactly why you are working so hard every day to overcome the obstacles in your child’s path? Lisa and Ned Portune read all the things that their child... “probably wouldn’t do," and then set out to help Erin be the very best she could be.More about Unwavering Expectations
Posted Jun 20, 2017, by lauriej1
Thank you for a successful Williams syndrome awareness month! Click to read the thank you blog and view the special video that highlights the amazing types of awareness that happened all over the country. More about Thank you for a Wonderful Awareness Month!
Posted May 11, 2017, by lauriej1
We all want increased awareness for Williams syndrome. But it is likely that for each of us, the importance of awareness varies. Each of our children is AN INDIVIDUAL with Williams syndrome – that means that each of our journeys with WS is individual too. If our children are medically fragile, research may be the driving force for awareness; if our children are struggling in school, awareness leading to better education may be paramount. Similarly if our child is young and we are just embarking on our journey with Williams syndrome, our reasons for awareness maMore about Why is Awareness Month Important?