Williams Syndrome

Williams syndrome (WS) is a genetic condition that is present at birth and can affect anyone. People with Williams syndrome may:

  • Be prone to cardiovascular problems
  • Have irregular physical features such as a broad forehead, a short nose, a wide mouth, loose skin, and dental problems
  • Experience intellectual and learning delays, particularly involving fine motor skills and visual-spatial tasks like drawing or working puzzles
  • Have a great talent for music
  • Be very outgoing and have great verbal and social skills

A diagnosis of Williams syndrome can feel overwhelming, but you are not alone. Resources are available to help you, or a loved one, lead a safe and successful life. Become empowered to live fully with Williams syndrome.

Resources and support

Local groups and programs can help you navigate Williams syndrome. Explore these resources:

How we serve you

If you’re a member of Cardinal Innovations, there are services to assist you with Williams syndrome. Learn about a service type or find a provider specializing in Williams syndrome.

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