Angelman Syndrome and PWS
by: Chase Laubach, and Jared Solomon
Signs and Symptoms
The child will have a delayed development mentally and physically.
Speech problems, creates a loss of movement and balance to the victim,.
It can also cause random smiling and laughing and outbursts with out warning.
The physical signs of angelman syndrome is a smaller head, and defined bones of the face.
For PWS or Prader WIlli syndrome, they are defferent by behavior and the actual knowledge of what is going on with their bodies. The patient can be just plain bad and always in trouble but can't control it, and the patient will actually be at a greater risk of obesity because of never having the feeling of being full after eating.
For both syndromes they are first noticed at early stages of life, from 6-12 months after birth. The child will have poor muscle tone and have trouble with sucking.