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Help Unique Support Anyone with a Rare Chromosome or Gene Disorder
As we approach Christmas and the New Year, please help us support families affected by rare chromosome and gene disorders. If you donate through our appeal, 100% of all donations come to Unique and however much you give,all donations make a real difference and you can donate in lots of currencies. To support our work, please click here or alternatively click the Donate button above.
Unique in the House of Lords
In November 2017 Unique Patron Baroness Neville-Jones spoke about Unique in the House of Lords. Click here to read her speech (scroll down to column 140). An important issue relating to Unique's work to help all families affected by rare chromosome and single gene disorders.
Let's Eat Cake!
Feeling festive and wanting to do some fundraising in the lead up to Christmas? Why not invite some friends round for coffee & cakes and use our special Big Blue Christmas Bake kit to jazz it up? It's free to download....just click here
Brand New Christmas Cards
Unique Christmas cards are on sale now! They're a great way to show your support and raise awareness and all proceeds go direct to Unique. There are 4 brand NEW designs for 2017 so please click here to view and buy the cards today.
Vote Unique!
Please take a moment to vote for Unique to win an Aviva Community Fund grant to help us create a series of comic books for children & young people affected by chromosome and single gene disorders. It's quick and easy and we cant win without your support! Please click here for details and to cast your vote.
Unique's Summer 2017 Magazine Now Available
Click here for link to Unique's Summer 2017 magazine for registered members. You'll need to log in to the members' area to be able to view and download it.
Brand New Practical Guide for Families
'Behaviour and Sensory', the latest in our series of practical guides for families is now available. Packed full of resources and coping mechanisms. Free to Download. Click here for more.
Bringing People Together
Friendships and support networks have been formed between Unique families across the world, often between families whose children have quite different chromosome and gene disorders. Click here to read about 4 such friends from the UK who tell us about their friendship and how they support each other.
Unique's new 16p12.2 Deletion Guide is now available
Please click here to links to the information section to read and download this new guide to 16p12.2 Deletions (formerly known as 16p12.1 deletions). Scroll down to the Chromosome 16 section to find the links.
BINGO research study
BINGO stands for Brain and Behaviour In Neurodevelopmental disorders of Genetic Origin. BINGO is a research project involving researchers from the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (MRC CBU), University of Cambridge and University of Oxford. Their aim is to find out the different ways that genes can affect the brain, and understand the different problems that this can cause for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). Please click here for more information.