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Posted Oct 18, 2018, by lauriej1
Partners in Policymaking is a free program designed to educate people with disabilities and their family members/caregivers and supply them with the power of advocacy to positively change the way people with disabilities are supported and viewed. More about Partners in Policymaking: Education for Advocacy
Posted Sep 25, 2018, by lauriej1
Disney can be a magical place for children of all ages (adults too!), and is a fun destination for many families. Read about one family (who has a young son with WS) and the valuable tips from his mom! More about Tips for a Successful Disney Visit
Posted Sep 05, 2018, by lauriej1
After nearly forty-eight years at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Dr. Ursula Bellugi has retired. The closing of the Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience last month has signaled the end of an era.  More about Dr. Ursula Bellugi: Special Friend to the WSA, Individuals with Williams syndrome, and the Research Community
Posted Jul 30, 2018, by lauriej1
Many of us can attest to the fact that WSA conventions have an effect on cities and their people in addition to our attendees. People who had never heard of Williams syndrome, like the many staff at restaurants in Little Italy in Baltimore or our hotel, do now! More about WSA Convention Reflection: For our Community and Beyond
Posted May 16, 2018, by lauriej1
I want to share a story about a Mom, her wonderful daughter who happens to have WS, and big dreams.  More about Bee Strong: The Story Behind the New Therapy Initiative