Author Archives: Marisa Wexler, MS

Children Respond Differently to Different Learning Rewards

Children with Angelman syndrome respond to different types of rewards to promote learning, and the preferred type may vary based on the genetic cause, a new study indicates. The study, “Refining the Behavioral Phenotype of Angelman Syndrome: Examining Differences in Motivation for Social Contact Between Genetic Subgroups,”…

Model Captures Key Angelman Symptoms to Help Guide Care

A conceptual model describing how Angelman syndrome (AS) tends to manifest and affect a person with Angelman and those around them was described in a recent study. The model and its often age-specific points could be useful in guiding care for Angelman, as well as in designing trials and…