Prader-Willi California Foundation (PWCF)

Since 1979 Prader-Willi California Foundation has been dedicated to supporting people with Prader-Willi syndrome, their families, and the professionals who serve them. PWCF is funded by donations, grants, membership dues, and events. We invite you to join us.

If you are a parent whose child has recently been diagnosed with PWS we suggest you begin by clicking the “For Parents” tab at the top of the page.


Move GuySaturday, November 14, 2015
Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Int’l Airport

Meet & Greet Mixer
Friday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Lobby Bar

Reserve your hotel room by October 13
for PWCF’s $120 discount rate. Call the hotel directly at 888-315-3700.

Early Bird Discount with Registration by October 13

View Conference Details & Register Online

View Annual State Conference Brochure


Training Session especially for parents, extended family, babysitters, and all care providers. Teachers and Classroom Aides Welcome!

Saturday, October 3    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

PWCF Offices – 514 N. Prospect Avenue, Lower Level/Bottom Floor, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Light Lunch Served. Limited Childcare Available.

View Program Schedule & Flyer       Register Today!


LA GALAXY – October 18 – Print Flyer         Order Tickets Online


PWS Behavior Management Strategies that Work

Produced by PWCF, this new DVD provides valuable strategies to better manage the behavior of persons of all ages who have PWS.

Topics addressed include:

  • Understand How the PWS Food Drive Impacts Behavior
  • Understand How Children & Adults with PWS Think
  • Reduce Anxiety-Based Behaviors
  • Avoid Oppositional Behaviors and Power Struggles
  • Implement the Principles of Food Security
  • Rewards, Incentives, Punishment & Natural Consequences
  • Excessive Talking, Questions, Skin Picking
  • When Does One Think About Medication?

PWCF Members $25 / Non-Members $35 (includes shipping & handling)

  Print Order Form or call the PWCF office to pay with your credit card

 IEP Parent Advocacy Training

From the Basics to the Advanced:

Learn IEP strategies and supports to empower parents at their IEP meetings

Check Back for the Next Training Near You!

  Print Flyer to view a prior training

See our What’s New page for all upcoming events (including support group meetings) or Become a Research Participant page for information on research studies

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