Our Mollie Woods program offers residential, educational, therapeutic, health, and vocational services and supports to people with Prader Willi Syndrome.
Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a genetic disorder that is often associated with a voracious appetite, specific physical characteristics, and common behavioral traits. PWS is the most common known genetic cause of life-threatening obesity in children. It can cause low muscle tone, short stature, incomplete sexual development and a chronic feeling of hunger that can lead to excessive eating. Children with PWS can also have learning issues and social and motor deficits.