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- 50
England Avon 135
England Bath & NE Somerset 12
England Bedfordshire 142
England Berkshire 138
England Buckinghamshire 135
England Cambridgeshire 218
England Cheshire 243
England Cleveland 67
England Co. Cork 1
England Cornwall 115
England County Durham 124
England Cumbria 80
England Derbyshire 159
England Devon 205
England Dorset 118
England East Riding of Yorkshire 28
England East Sussex 223
England East Yorkshire 60
England Essex 393
England Gloucestershire 110
England Greater Manchester 279
England Hampshire 385
England Herefordshire 26
England Hertfordshire 245
England Humberside 17
England Isle of Man 9
England Isle of Wight 22
England Kent 460
England Lancashire 374
England Leicestershire 138
England Lincolnshire 179
England London 533
England Merseyside 173
England Middlesex 139
England NE Lincolnshire 16
England NM 88012 1
England Norfolk 181
England North Lincolnshire 11
England North Somerset 29
England North Yorkshire 137
England Northamptonshire 142
England Northumberland 47
England Nottinghamshire 214
England Oxfordshire 121
England Rutland 4
England Shropshire 70
England Somerset 140
England South Gloucestershire 26
England South Yorkshire 259
England Staffordshire 175
England Suffolk 161
England Surrey 365
England Tyne & Wear 167
England Warwickshire 114
England West Midlands 343
England West Sussex 173
England West Yorkshire 361
England Wiltshire 140
England Wirral 4
England Worcestershire 75
England Yorkshire 5
Northern Ireland -none- 5
Northern Ireland Co. Antrim 114
Northern Ireland Co. Armagh 34
Northern Ireland Co. Derry 13
Northern Ireland Co. Down 81
Northern Ireland Co. Fermanagh 12
Northern Ireland Co. Londonderry 24
Northern Ireland Co. Tyrone 24
Scotland -none- 11
Scotland Aberdeenshire 54
Scotland Angus 18
Scotland Argyll 5
Scotland Argyll & Bute 12
Scotland Arran 1
Scotland Ayrshire 31
Scotland Berwickshire 2
Scotland Caithness 4
Scotland Central 10
Scotland Clackmannanshire 3
Scotland Dumfries & Galloway 18
Scotland Dumfrieshire 6
Scotland Dunbartonshire 10
Scotland East Ayrshire 6
Scotland East Dunbartonshire 7
Scotland East Lothian 18
Scotland Fife 52
Scotland Grampian 6
Scotland Highland 13
Scotland Inverclyde 2
Scotland Invernessshire 1
Scotland Isle of Bute 1
Scotland Isle of Lewis 3
Scotland Isle of Skye 1
Scotland Kirkcudbrightshire 1
Scotland Lanarkshire 34
Scotland Lothian 24
Scotland Midlothian 33
Scotland Moray 5
Scotland North Ayrshire 6
Scotland North Lanarkshire 36
Scotland Orkney 1
Scotland Outer Hebrides 1
Scotland Perthshire 7
Scotland Rendfrewshire 1
Scotland Renfrewshire 30
Scotland Ross and Cromarty 1
Scotland Ross-shire 10
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 86
Scotland Sutherland 1
Scotland Tayside 1
Scotland West Dunbartonshire 2
Scotland West Lothian 31
Scotland Wigtownshire 1
Wales -none- 6
Wales Anglesey 13
Wales Caerdydd 1
Wales Carmarthenshire 24
Wales Ceredigion 10
Wales Clwyd 15
Wales Conwy 12
Wales Denbighshire 19
Wales Dyfed 2
Wales Flintshire 13
Wales Glamorgan 15
Wales Gwent 46
Wales Gwynedd 19
Wales Mid Glamorgan 30
Wales Monmouthshire 20
Wales Pembrokeshire 23
Wales Powys 16
Wales Rhondda Cynon Taff 13
Wales South Glamorgan 40
Wales Vale of Glamorgan 17
Wales West Glamorgan 31

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 78
Aruba 1
Australia 1543
Austria 29
Bahrain 1
Belarus 7
Belgium 67
Bermuda 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8
Brazil 167
Brunei Darussalam 1
Bulgaria 10
Cambodia 1
Canada 956
Canary Islands 6
Chile 30
China 26
Colombia 38
Costa Rica 1
Croatia 18
Cuba 1
Curacao 1
Cyprus 12
Czech Republic 22
Denmark 83
Dominican Republic 5
Ecuador 6
Egypt 7
Eire 564
El Salvador 1
Estonia 8
Faroe Islands 1
Fiji 1
Finland 81
France 186
Georgia 4
Germany 284
Ghana 1
Gibraltar 7
Greece 21
Guam 1
Guatemala 11
Guernsey 12
Hong Kong 25
Hungary 8
Iceland 18
India 49
Indonesia 11
Iran 7
Iraq 1
Israel 50
Italy 177
Japan 16
Jersey 11
Jordan 4
Kazakhstan 1
Kenya 2
Kuwait 3
Latvia 5
Lebanon 4
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 6
Macedonia 2
Malaysia 19
Maldives 1
Malta 13
Mexico 44
Moldova 2
Montenegro 1
Morocco 9
Namibia 1
Netherlands 5
New Zealand 386
Nigeria 3
North Macedonia 3
Norway 149
Oman 5
Pakistan 5
Peru 7
Philippines 13
Poland 116
Portugal 46
Puerto Rico 9
Qatar 6
Republic of Panama 4
Romania 45
Russia 116
Saudi Arabia 14
Scoltand 1
Senegal 1
Serbia 6
Singapore 20
Singapore 558962 1
Slovakia 11
Slovenia 14
South Africa 138
South Korea 10
Spain 187
Sri Lanka 5
Sudan 1
Sweden 133
Switzerland 69
Syria 1
Taiwan 8
Thailand 10
The Netherlands 289
Trinidad & Tobago 3
Turkey 41
U.S.A. 8877
Uganda 1
Ukraine 14
United Arab Emirates 30
United Kingdom 11385
Uruguay 6
Uzbekistan 1
Venezuela 8
Vietnam 3
Zimbabwe 2