Are all aspects of visuo-spatial cognition equally impaired in Williams Syndrome?
People with Williams syndrome are socially fearless, impulsive, erratic, and highly empathic, but they're excessively anxious about non-social situations.
In addition, a child with Williams syndrome often exhibits sloping shoulders or an elongated neck.
Many individuals with Williams syndrome have heart disorders, typically supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS), which is a narrowing of the aorta.
Poor muscle tone and problems with the skeletal joints become evident as a child with Williams syndrome moves into adolescence.