Understanding Rare Chromosome and Gene Disorders

The Power of Knowledge


We have documented the lifetime effects of the Rare Chromosome Disorders, Copy Number Variants and Single Gene Disorders of 27,000+ affected members in our confidential offline members' database. To view our database of Genotypes among our registered members, click Search below. Scroll further down this page for our disorder-specific information guides.

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Professional membership is free and provides you with a wealth of information on rare chromosome disorders, copy number variants and single gene disorders, as well as a useful network including affected families and involved professionals.

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Welcome to Unique

Thank you for your interest in our work. We hope  you find our website, information guides and booklets informative and that they assist you in counselling the families with whom you work. Please tell them about us so that they are aware of the help and support we can offer them, including free membership of the group.

Unique is a small charity, totally dependent on voluntary donations and fundraising to continue our work. Please help us to continue helping you with your patients and clients by making a donation today.

Unique always welcomes the involvement and advice of medical, clinical and other involved professionals. If you are a paediatrician, therapist, geneticist or other professional working with people with rare chromosome disorders, copy number variants and gene disorders  associated with learning disability/developmental delay and wish to know more about how you can be involved in the work of Unique, please take a look at our 'How Can You Help?' section, further down this page.

How can we help?

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Our guide to rare chromosome disorders

How can you help?

We are keen to work with professionals to help our member families, to increase understanding and awareness of the challenges they face, to produce information of the highest quality and to support research into rare chromosome and gene disorders. We are grateul to the many professionals who make donations and organise fundraising events to help us continue our work and to raise awareness. Please consider helping and supporting us.

UK Membership

We have members living across the UK.  Click on the link below to see how many members live in your county.

UK Membership
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Country County No. of Members
England -none- 58
England Avon 137
England Bath & NE Somerset 12
England Bedfordshire 144
England Berkshire 141
England Buckinghamshire 137
England Cambridgeshire 225
England Cheshire 254
England Cleveland 67
England Cornwall 117
England County Durham 130
England Cumbria 81
England Derbyshire 164
England Devon 209
England Dorset 122
England East Riding of Yorkshire 31
England East Sussex 223
England East Yorkshire 61
England Essex 401
England Gloucestershire 112
England Greater Manchester 289
England Hampshire 395
England Herefordshire 29
England Hertfordshire 251
England Humberside 17
England Isle of Man 9
England Isle of Wight 22
England Kent 464
England Lancashire 386
England Leicestershire 141
England Lincolnshire 185
England London 541
England Merseyside 182
England Middlesex 138
England MS 1
England NE Lincolnshire 16
England NM 88012 1
England Norfolk 187
England North Lincolnshire 12
England North Somerset 31
England North Yorkshire 137
England Northamptonshire 145
England Northumberland 48
England Nottinghamshire 222
England NY 1
England NY 10803 1
England Oxfordshire 124
England Rutland 4
England Shropshire 72
England Somerset 143
England South Gloucestershire 26
England South Yorkshire 261
England Staffordshire 179
England Suffolk 166
England Surrey 380
England Tyne & Wear 177
England Warwickshire 118
England West Midlands 350
England West Sussex 179
England West Yorkshire 368
England Wiltshire 143
England Wirral 4
England Worcestershire 77
England Wythenshawe 1
England Yorkshire 7
Northern Ireland -none- 5
Northern Ireland Antrim 3
Northern Ireland Co. Antrim 122
Northern Ireland Co. Armagh 34
Northern Ireland Co. Derry 14
Northern Ireland Co. Down 81
Northern Ireland Co. Fermanagh 12
Northern Ireland Co. Londonderry 24
Northern Ireland Co. Tyrone 24
Scotland -none- 12
Scotland Aberdeenshire 57
Scotland Angus 19
Scotland Argyll 5
Scotland Argyll & Bute 12
Scotland Arran 1
Scotland Ayrshire 30
Scotland Berwickshire 1
Scotland Caithness 4
Scotland Central 10
Scotland Clackmannanshire 3
Scotland Dumfries & Galloway 18
Scotland Dumfrieshire 7
Scotland Dunbartonshire 10
Scotland East Ayrshire 7
Scotland East Dunbartonshire 7
Scotland East Lothian 18
Scotland Fife 54
Scotland Grampian 6
Scotland Highland 14
Scotland Inverclyde 3
Scotland Invernessshire 1
Scotland Isle of Bute 1
Scotland Isle of Lewis 3
Scotland Isle of Skye 1
Scotland Kirkcudbrightshire 1
Scotland Lanarkshire 36
Scotland Lothian 24
Scotland Midlothian 34
Scotland Moray 5
Scotland North Ayrshire 7
Scotland North Lanarkshire 38
Scotland Orkney 1
Scotland Outer Hebrides 1
Scotland Perthshire 7
Scotland Renfrewshire 32
Scotland Ross-shire 11
Scotland Roxburghshire 8
Scotland Scottish Borders 10
Scotland Selkirkshire 4
Scotland Shetland 7
Scotland South Ayrshire 5
Scotland South Lanarkshire 18
Scotland Stirlingshire 40
Scotland Strathclyde 87
Scotland Sutherland 1
Scotland Tayside 1
Scotland West Dunbartonshire 2
Scotland West Lothian 33
Scotland Wigtownshire 1
Wales -none- 7
Wales Anglesey 14
Wales Carmarthenshire 24
Wales Ceredigion 11
Wales Clwyd 14
Wales Conwy 12
Wales Denbighshire 19
Wales Dyfed 2
Wales Flintshire 13
Wales Glamorgan 17
Wales Gwent 48
Wales Gwynedd 19
Wales Mid Glamorgan 29
Wales Monmouthshire 20
Wales Pembrokeshire 22
Wales Powys 16
Wales Rhondda Cynon Taff 13
Wales South Glamorgan 40
Wales Vale of Glamorgan 18
Wales West Glamorgan 34

International Membership

We welcome families and individuals affected by rare chromosome and autosomal dominant single gene disorders to join our membership, no matter where in the world you live.  Click on the link below to see how many members we have living in your country.

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Country No. of Members
Albania 3
Alderney 1
Argentina 81
Aruba 1
Australia 1579
Austria 29
Azerbaijan 1
Bahrain 1
Belarus 7
Belgium 70
Bermuda 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8
Brazil 178
Brunei Darussalam 1
Bulgaria 10
Cambodia 1
Canada 979
Canary Islands 6
Chile 34
China 29
Colombia 42
Costa Rica 1
Croatia 18
Cuba 1
Curacao 1
Cyprus 12
Czech Republic 23
Denmark 85
Dominican Republic 5
Ecuador 6
Egypt 8
Eire 574
El Salvador 1
Estonia 8
Faroe Islands 1
Fiji 1
Finland 84
France 194
Georgia 4
Germany 297
Ghana 1
Gibraltar 7
Greece 23
Guam 1
Guatemala 11
Guernsey 12
Hong Kong 24
Hungary 8
Iceland 18
India 53
Indonesia 11
Iran 7
Iraq 1
Israel 52
Italy 181
Japan 16
Jersey 11
Jordan 4
Kazakhstan 1
Kenya 2
Kuwait 3
Latvia 6
Lebanon 6
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 6
Macedonia 2
Malaysia 20
Maldives 1
Malta 13
Mexico 45
Moldova 3
Montenegro 1
Morocco 9
Namibia 1
New Zealand 403
Nigeria 3
North Macedonia 4
Norway 150
Oman 5
Pakistan 6
Peru 7
Philippines 14
Poland 126
Portugal 46
Puerto Rico 9
Qatar 8
Republic of Panama 4
Romania 46
Russia 127
Saudi Arabia 15
Senegal 1
Serbia 6
Singapore 22
Slovakia 12
Slovenia 14
Somalia 1
South Africa 143
South Korea 11
Spain 195
Sri Lanka 5
Sudan 1
Sweden 136
Switzerland 71
Syria 1
Taiwan 9
Thailand 11
The Netherlands 300
Trinidad & Tobago 3
Tunisia 3
Turkey 44
U.S.A. 9075
Uganda 1
Ukraine 15
United Arab Emirates 31
United Kingdom 11686
Uruguay 6
Uzbekistan 1
Venezuela 8
Vietnam 3
Zimbabwe 2