The Williams Syndrome Association is dedicated to enriching the lives of individuals with characteristics of Williams syndrome.


The Williams Syndrome Assocation was formed in 1982 by, and for, families of individuals with Williams syndrome.

The WSA is the only group in the US devoted exclusively to improving the lives of individuals with Williams syndrome and their families. The WSA supports research into all facets of the syndrome, and the development of the most up to date educational materials regarding Williams syndrome.

1. Providing information and emotional support to individuals with Williams syndrome, their families, and those who work with them

2. Developing programs and services to help build strengths and meet challenges from early childhood through adulthood

3. Increasing public awareness and understanding of Williams syndrome

4. Encouraging and supporting research into a wide range of issues related to Williams syndrome