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Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Georgia
562 Lakeland Plz, Cumming, GA 30040

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Georgia is an organization to offer support, provide education andMore fund research for those with a loved one with this disease.

The syndrome is a birth defect that is a life-long and life-threatening medical condition. It is known to be one of the common genetic causes of obesity and is characterized by low muscle tone, underdeveloped sex organs and small stature. Other symptoms include difficult behavior, cognitive impairment and an uncontrollable urge to eat.

Prader-Willi provides services to families with parent mentoring programs, crisis programs, school advocacy and medical research. It provides additional support through educational newsletters and extensive website information along with email support. Through its many fund-raising events and conferences, the Association aims to further research and eventually find a cure.