Eight things you should know about genetic disorders before jeans for genes day

Jeans for genes is an initiative that raises funds to help UK children and families affected by genetic disorders. Lisa Salmon finds out more

11-year-old Faith Soloman has Kleefstra Syndrome, a genetic disorder characterised by intellectual disability, often accompanied by complex physical and clinical features
YOU may have heard of a few genetic disorders, like cystic fibrosis, Down's syndrome and haemophilia – but it's unlikely you'll know of them all, as around 6,000 of these often devastating conditions [...]

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