Hello and welcome to Assert

Welcome to the website for Assert, the Angelman Syndrome Support Education & Research Trust. We are a UK based charity whose primary aims are:

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We help support families and carers of people with Angelman Syndrome. We also provide support to professionals who meet AS individuals, even though they may meet very few individuals with Angelman Syndrome in their professional career.

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We aim to educate and raise awareness of this rare neurological condition and the issues that surround it. As with many such conditions, Angelman Syndrome is not just about a simple diagnosis, but requires parents and carers to adapt as situations change and the individual grows older.

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Historically we have assisted many organisations and individuals in carrying out research into Angelman Syndrome and its many related areas. Much of this research has already provided great benefit to families and carers around the world. Today, we are founder members of the European Angelman Syndrome Alliance – a cross border research initiative that is allowing smaller groups to pool resources for the benefit of all.

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News

ASSERT  Communication Conference

26th May (professional only) 27th, 28th May (professionals and families). A unique opportunity to take part in the AAC event of the year. All registered members will have received details via post. Open to all we are encouraging as many professionals to attend as possible. For more details please contact assert@angelmanuk.org.

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Gareth Edwards, ASSERT patron

Gareth Edwards, patron of ASSERT and director of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story explains why he is inspired by his niece Ella in this exclusive film kindly made for us by LucasFilm. We are all profoundly grateful for the support in helping raise awareness of Angelman Syndrome.

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Conference dates for 2018

The dates for 2018 have now been announced on the events page – save the date!

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Zoom in on the image of Dr Harry Angelman to see some familiar faces!

News from our Facebook page:

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The next international ASA conference is being held in Hamburg, Germany 12-14th October 2018. Please contact Evelin Dietrich for further information.

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Angelman Syndrome Support, Education & Research Trust (ASSERT) shared ASA - Angelman Syndrome Alliance Research & Trials.'s photo. ... See MoreSee Less

The next international ASA conference is being held in Hamburg, Germany 12-14th October 2018. Please contact Evelin Dietrich for further information.

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Well Done Colin Perry for completing the Shrewsbury half marathon in this blistering heat today. We have so far raised well over £600 for ASSERT and my daughter Ruby has been given his race medal! Great job done! ... See MoreSee Less

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