Patients and Families

The Wiskott-Aldrich Foundation (WAF) was founded in 2002 and was the only organization dedicated to support families facing Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome. Knowing from experience the many challenges faced by families with WAS, we have developed this comprehensive resource to help meet the needs of families and patients. We are here to provide services that help families cope with this challenging disease.

  • WAF provides up-to-date information information through this website. There are links to Review and Scientific articles and many of the articles can be downloaded free of charge.
  • Funds critical research projects worldwide to help find improved treatments and novel cures
  • Provides support for families by
    • Connecting families with one another to share experiences, provide support and encouragement.
    • Providing financial support for families worldwide
    • Providing one-on-one connection for families in similar situations
    • Planning international conferences for families and leading WAS physicians
    • Collaborate with other Primary Immune Deficiency Organizations to make the changes needed for the WAS Community.

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