Thank you for visiting the Williams Syndrome Foundation website.

We aim to be the first point of contact for individuals with Williams Syndrome, their families and professionals needing support and information regarding the Syndrome. We actively support research into the educational, behavioural, social, scientific and medical aspects of the Syndrome. We will seek to organise our financial and personnel resources so as to achieve our mission on a sustainable basis.

I am a Parent/Carer

My son Ethan was diagnosed with Williams Syndrome when he was 13 weeks old and the support and information that the WSF have provided since then has been invaluable. read more

I am a Professional

I first became involved with the Williams Foundation as a paediatric registrar in London. Over the subsequent 35 years I have met, talked to and enjoyed the company of many hundreds of children and adults with Williams Syndrome ... read more

I am a WS Person

Hi my name is Katy, I am 25 and have Williams Syndrome. read more

I am a Fundraiser

I have no experience at all as a professional fundraiser, but what I have learnt is that people are generous and that they love to donate to a personal cause. read more

News & Events (read all news)

Picnic 2015

It is with great sadness that the Trustees have taken the difficult decision not to hold a London picnic this year. The reason for this is that they feel, having considered their duties and responsibilities to the members - and particularly the vulnerable members, they cannot meet the standard of care that should be expected of them by...

Reminder: Aladin Show, 19 April

Just to remind you that the Aladin Show will take place on Sundayt, 19 April in Central London (please see copy of previous email sent below).  We would love you to join us, so please get in touch ASAP to book your place.  Please find below the offer and the details for the Aladin show. If you wish to attend it you have tw...

Scottish Events 2015

Hi folks A wee update on what’s going on in the Scottish region the next few months. 12 April Glasgow Kilt walk We have a team of 29 so far joining us in the Glasgow kiltwalk.  We will be walking 26 miles from Hampden Park to The Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond.  The WSF will receive 75% of what our team raises so we ...

SAY HELLO FOR WILLIAMS DAY- we need your help!

The Williams Syndrome Foundation is organising a national awareness day on May 15! People with Williams Syndrome are wonderfully friendly but sometimes this is frowned upon. We’re aiming to change the conversation from “William’s Syndrome people are too friendly” to “the world they live in isn’t frie...