About Williams Syndrome Family of Hope
The Williams Syndrome Family of Hope, Inc. is a grassroots non-profit organization that was formed by families for families. Their mission is to provide support, resources, education and financial assistance to those affected by Williams syndrome. They are also dedicated to educating physicians, therapists and educators as well as raising public awareness about Williams syndrome and its effects on the individual and their family. Williams syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by growth delays before and after birth (prenatal and postnatal growth retardation), short stature, a varying degree of mental deficiency, and distinctive facial features that typically become more pronounced with age.