The latest information from SMS Foundation UK is stored here and continually updated as we produce additional information.
Living with SMS
This information was collated with SMS by experts in Smith-Magenis Syndrome or medical professionals working with an individual with SMS. It identifies the monitoring required in each medical area and the reasoning for the requirement.
Practical Genetics by Dr Sarah Elsea
A scientific article, providing in depth and detailed information about the genetics of SMS. Looking sat the RAI1 gene and the implications of it.
Smith-Magenis Syndrome by Dr Orlee Udwin
A summary of a medical paper focussed on SMS – written by our Chair of professionals.
Williams / SMS by Orlee Udwin
An article discussing and comparing the rare genetic syndromes – Williams and Smith-Magenis.
A Guide to SMS Booklet
Our booklet ‘Smith-Magenis Syndrome: Guidelines for Parents and Teachers’ provides a lot of practical and helpful advice about coping with all aspects of SMS. It covers sleep, social relationships, behaviours, feeding difficulties, toilet training, dressing, school concerns, behaviour in adulthood, siblings and sources of further help.