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Boost the Immune System

By Sybille Kraft Bellamy The human digestive tract contains about 500 types of probiotic bacteria. These “good” or “friendly” bacteria help support the growth and repopulation of the healthy gut flora in the lower gastro intestinal tract. They protect against “bad” or pathogenic bacteria and help the gut immune system to develop. Healthy bacteria also produce essential vitamins, which have an important ...

Angelman Syndrome Foundation – January 2014

New resources at your fingertips The Angelman Syndrome Foundation offers valuable resources to families and caretakers of individuals with Angelman syndrome. Check out what’s new! ASF Educational Webinar Series The ASF Educational Webinar Series provides you with the most up-to-date information about living with Angelman syndrome. The ASF invites experts to speak about topics that help families and caretakers improve quality of life for individuals with ...

International Angelman Day 2014

As we all prepare for a new start in 2014, ideas and plans are being generated by individual organizations around the world, to celebrate International Angelman Day—our community's global day of awareness. This young initiative is the result of a ‘virtual ‘group of organizations; an informal ‘collective’ that demonstrates a spirit of global unity and collaborative support. Through 2012, national reps ...

Angelman Network – January edition 2014

www.angelmannetwork.com Fundraising — and other side-effects Otorcross All support organizations have their own formal set of aims and objectives, programmes and plans — and all require funds to action them. Fundraising involves time and effort, which has the potential to lead to more stress. However It is often intriguing and sometimes uncanny, how a good fundraiser is able to generate many other spin-offs ...

The Gift of Helplessness

A Touching Story by Karen De La Fuente There was a Meeting in Heaven. Several angels and other souls were present, along with the usual Council members. It was time to prepare some souls for their journeys on Earth. Several Council members spoke about various topics, in hopes that these unique souls would truly grasp the missions that they were about to undertake. “When you ...

ABA Therapy – Applied Behavior Analysis

By Mark Mautone, M.A. ABA When educating children with Angelman Syndrome (AS), many parents look for the best schools that have teachers with extensive experience working with children with special needs. The programs that the parents observe are classrooms that educate children with different disabilities. These classrooms are categorized as Multiply Disabled (MD).  These classes are always perceived to be the ...

Alliance on Science Angelman Syndrome

A short tale on how we got united By Betty Willemsen, Founder of Nina Foundation You see Tweets and Facebook messages on one of the most exiting achievements; the Alliance on Science is born. How is this accomplished and how does it work?  I guess you even wonder how to participate? First International Conference on AS, Rotterdam October 2012 In 2012 the Nina Foundation ...