What is Angelman syndrome?

Its a genctic disorder that affects the nervous system.Infants with angelman syndrome appear like a everyday ordinary baby at birth.Then in the 6 to 12 months you start to notice he or she angelman syndrome.You really get notice at early childhood.It affects 1 in 12000 to 20000 people.You also get seziures that are some symptons of the syndrome.Its really mental retartdism.\
What are some symptons ?
  • sleeping problems
  • hyper behaivor
  • widely spaced teeth
  • speech problems
  • easily excited
  • easily burst out luaghter(luagh hard easily)
  • mental retardation.
  • cant easily balance well
  • a small size head
  • siezures
  • walking with arms on the air

is there any treatments?
Yup ,speech therapy for speech problems,physical therapy to help walk corretlly,and medical problems for the sleep problems,seizures and feeding problems.
Sources:
http://www.hmc.psu.edu/childrens/healthinfo/a/angelman.htm
http://rarediseases.about.com/od/rarediseasesa/a/angelman05.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelman_syndrome
http://www.geneclinics.org/profiles/angelman/details.html

http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=angelmansyndrome