Angelman Syndrome Foundation Walk, photo credit Lauren Martinez

Date/Time

May 18, 2019
12:00 AM

Location

Frisco Commons Park View map

Description

Saturday, May 18, 10am day-of registration; 11am walk

Register online for the 1-mile walk at Frisco Commons Park benefiting the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. The goal of the ASF Walk is to find treatments and a cure for Angelman syndrome while lending a hand to families who need it. When you participate in the ASF Walk, the money you raise supports the research and assistance that gives hope to everyone impacted by Angelman syndrome. And you'll have a great time doing it.

The walk will be taking place at Frisco Commons Park has a padded playground area with paved trails and a splash pad. Enjoy family games, fun with a bubble machine and music. Volunteers welcome by contacting ruby.juarez@rocketmail.com.

Walk-only registration is $5 for adults age 12 and older. No extra T-shirts will be available on walk day but will available for purchase online after the walk. Register to win items for sale through the silent auction as well.

Angelman syndrome is a rare neuro-genetic disorder named after Dr. Harry Angelman, an English physician who discovered the syndrome. It occurs in one in 15,000 live births. Angelman syndrome is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism due to lack of awareness. Characteristics or symptoms of Angelman syndrome include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care.

angelman.org/walk