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Young Families Weekend 2022

Young Families Weekend 2022

On the weekend of September 17th and 18th, our Young Families Weekend finally took place after unfortunate Covid-19 postponements - it was fantastic to be able to connect with others again in person. The weekend was attended by several families…

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Scoliosis Care In New Zealand

Scoliosis Care in New Zealand

We are aware that some children with scoliosis are not being diagnosed until their curve is quite severe. This is concerning because an earlier diagnosis can lead to treatments that reduce the curve or halt progression. Scoliosis can remain well…

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Seasonal Tips For The Christmas Holidays

Seasonal Tips for the Christmas Holidays

The build up to Christmas, the increased number of social events, and the holiday celebrations themselves can all cause additional anxiety for individuals living with PWS and their families. Some tips to reduce stress on Christmas Day are: Plan ahead…

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5th Asia Pacific PWS Conference

5th Asia Pacific PWS Conference

Together with the PWS Associations of Australia, Malaysia and Thailand, we held our first virtual conference in October 2021, which was also the first Asia Pacific conference to be co-organised by 4 countries.  From attendee feedback received, it seems that…

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