Angelman Announcement September #2



Mountjoy School student has world at his fingertips with new tablet

A YOUNGSTER with a rare genetic disorder has the world at his fingertips after a funding boost from Bridport Round Table.


Bristol boy named Britain’s ‘most caring child’.

An 11-year-old boy from Bristol has been selected from hundreds of entrants to be named the UK’s Most Caring Child. Samuel Dee was nominated by his mother Rebecca, for the help he gives to his younger sister Hannah, who has Angelman Syndrome.


ANN ARBOR: Fundraising effort vital to Ann Arbor group providing therapy horse riding – Ann…

Therapeutic Riding Inc. (TRI), an Ann Arbor-based non-profit organization dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted activities for children and adults with disabilities, recently launched its largest annual fundraiser, TRI-FECTA.


Normalizing protein level preempts Angelman symptoms — – Simons Foundation Autism…

One team has now shown that depleting excess levels of a molecule involved in neuronal firing prevents many of the symptoms in a mouse model of the syndrome4. They published their results 15 August in Cell Reports.




Nehemiah gives Dakota Driggers a hug Friday morning after meeting Nehemiah’s new service dog, Zeus, for the first time.ZEUS COMES HOME

Sandy Shaffer’s classroom at Springfield Elementary School was buzzing with anticipation Friday morning her students, some of whom have moved on to middle school, gathered to await the much-anticipated arrival of Zeus, a service dog for 7-year-old Nehemiah Dandy.


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