At this stage, there is no 'cure' for Williams Syndrome as it is caused by a genetic chromosomal defect.
Early diagnosis means better understanding of the problems which may arise, leading to a happier life for the child and relief and support for the parents. There is no 'cure' for Williams Syndrome as it is caused by a genetic chromosomal defect. When hypercalcaemia (high blood calcium levels) occurs in the first year or two of life, a low calcium diet is prescribed.
Williams Syndrome people can develop health problems related to the syndrome and also ordinary health problems unrelated to the syndrome. It is important to make good use of local resources (e.g. General Practitioners, Health Visitors, Local Education departments etc.) in addition to using specialists and experts in Williams Syndrome.
Continuing further education can help to realise full potential.