Williams Syndrome

By: Zachary Ottenweller

Facts about Williams Syndrome

Williams Syndrome happens to about 1 in every 7,500 to 10,000 people. Williams Syndrome, also known as WS, is a single gene mutation. WS was discovered in 1961 by D.C.A. Morris. Williams Syndrome is a developmental disorder that affects many parts of the body. Most people have a regular life expectancy, unless major heart problems.

Williams Syndrome Symptoms and Side Effects

Symptoms and Effects

There are many effects from Williams Syndrome, including, Medical Problems such as Cardiovascular disease, developmental delays, learning disabilities, speech delays, and people are shorter than normal. Some other effects are affinity for music and high social personalities.

Williams Syndrome Association

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