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Adults with 22q11 Deletions Research Project
Please click here for an invitation from Dr. Alisdair McNeill, Consultant Clinical Geneticist in Sheffield, to a research study into movement disorders in adults with 22q11 deletions
Uncle Runs "The Gauntlet" for his Special Niece and Unique
Click here to read this inspiring piece about how a little girl's very rare chromosome disorder inspired her uncle to take part in the "brutally beautiful" Hever Castle Half Iron Man Triathlon to raise funds for Unique.
Date for the Diary: Jeans for Genes Day 2015
This year Jeans for Genes Day celebtrates its 20th birthday and Unique is thrilled to be a benefitting charity. We will receive a grant for two family days, in Wales and Scotland. Click here for details of how you can get involved and support the day.
Awareness Week Shining Bright Highlights 2015
Click here to read some of the lovely comments made by families during awareness week about their gorgeous ChromoCuties
New guide to SYNGAP1 syndrome now available
Please click here to go to a new guide on SYNGAP1 syndrome - please look under the chromosome 6 guides for the link
Unique Garden Wins Silver Medal!
We are delighted that the Unique: Rare Chromosome Disorder Garden at this year's RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show has been awarded a Silver Medal! It was designed by Catherine Chenery and Barbara Harfleet and this is a real honour for the charity. The garden has been a great opportunity to raise awareness about rare chromosome disorders. Please click here for details of the garden.
Unique Spring Magazine now available
Click here for link to Unique's Spring magazine for registered members. You'll need to log in to the members' area to be able to view and download it.
17q12 Family Meeting 2015
Please click here for details of the second meeting to be held in August 2015 in the USA for families affected by 17q12 deletions and duplications
Practical Guides for Parents & Carers
We have a range of information guides about more general topics for parents & carers of those with rare chromosome disorders. Click here for guides on issues such as feeding, communication, sleep problems, siblings, short breaks and more.
New Guides Available on Dental Care & Concerns and on SETD5 Syndrome
New guides to dental care and dental concerns in people with a rare chromosome disorder, as well as a new guide to SETD5 Syndrome are now available from the information section of this website