Advertisement

What is the prognosis for Angelman syndrome?

Most individuals with Angelman syndrome will have severe developmental delays, speech limitations, and motor difficulties. However, individuals with this syndrome can have normal life spans and not show developmental regression as they age. Early diagnosis and tailored interventions and therapies can help improve quality of life.

This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

Continue Learning about Chromosomal Disorders

What are the common physical traits associated with Down syndrome?
National Down Syndrome SocietyNational Down Syndrome Society
A few of the common physical traits of Down syndrome are low muscle tone, small stature, an upward s...
More Answers
What are the different types of Down syndrome?
National Down Syndrome SocietyNational Down Syndrome Society
There are three types of Down syndrome: trisomy 21 (nondisjunction), translocation and mosaicism. ...
More Answers
What kind of education programs are best for students with Down syndrome?
National Down Syndrome SocietyNational Down Syndrome Society
Students with Down syndrome are included in typical academic classrooms in schools across the countr...
More Answers
What are some types of chromosomal disorders?
Deborah Raines, MSNDeborah Raines, MSN
Chromosomal disorders are a result of an alteration in genetic material. These alterations can be gr...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.