Three-year-old’s rare condition highlighted

By Cambrian News reporter in Local People

THE grateful mother of a three-year-old with a rare genetic condition has paid tribute to local hospital staff.

Angharad Rowlands, mother of “happy, chatty and loving” toddler Iago, thanked medical staff at Dolgellau Hospital after they held a ‘Williams Syndrome Awareness Week’ recently, due to Iago’s condition.

A rare affliction which typically affects 1 in 18,000 people worldwide, Williams Syndrome is a genetic condition that is present at birth and can affect anyone.

Williams Syndrome is characterised by medical problems, including cardiovascular disease, developmental delays, and learning challenges.

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