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- 40
England Avon 126
England Bath & NE Somerset 12
England Bedfordshire 136
England Berkshire 125
England Buckinghamshire 123
England Cambridgeshire 204
England Cheshire 228
England Cleveland 66
England Cornwall 110
England County Antrim 1
England County Down 1
England County Durham 116
England Cumbria 77
England Derbyshire 150
England Devon 191
England Dorset 106
England East Riding of Yorkshire 27
England East Sussex 220
England East Yorkshire 59
England Essex 368
England Gloucestershire 100
England Greater Manchester 257
England Gwent 1
England Hampshire 361
England Herefordshire 23
England Hertfordshire 222
England Humberside 18
England Isle of Man 7
England Isle of Wight 22
England Kent 425
England Lancashire 331
England Leicestershire 127
England Lincolnshire 165
England London 500
England Merseyside 150
England Middlesex 136
England NE Lincolnshire 14
England Norfolk 166
England North Lincolnshire 9
England North Somerset 25
England North Yorkshire 128
England Northamptonshire 134
England Northumberland 43
England Nottinghamshire 195
England Oxfordshire 108
England Rutland 4
England Shropshire 67
England Somerset 127
England South Gloucestershire 25
England South Yorkshire 245
England Staffordshire 158
England Suffolk 147
England Surrey 351
England Tyne & Wear 157
England Warwickshire 101
England West Midlands 306
England West Sussex 165
England West Yorkshire 334
England Wiltshire 133
England Wirral 4
England Worcestershire 62
Northern Ireland -none- 4
Northern Ireland Co. Antrim 101
Northern Ireland Co. Armagh 36
Northern Ireland Co. Derry 10
Northern Ireland Co. Down 70
Northern Ireland Co. Fermanagh 12
Northern Ireland Co. Londonderry 24
Northern Ireland Co. Tyrone 24
Scotland -none- 10
Scotland Aberdeenshire 50
Scotland Angus 17
Scotland Argyll 5
Scotland Argyll & Bute 11
Scotland Arran 1
Scotland Ayrshire 27
Scotland Berwickshire 2
Scotland Caithness 3
Scotland Central 10
Scotland Clackmannanshire 3
Scotland Dumfries & Galloway 16
Scotland Dumfrieshire 6
Scotland Dunbartonshire 10
Scotland East Ayrshire 4
Scotland East Dunbartonshire 5
Scotland East Lothian 18
Scotland East Renfrewshire 1
Scotland Fife 52
Scotland Grampian 6
Scotland Highland 14
Scotland Inverclyde 2
Scotland Isle of Bute 1
Scotland Isle of Lewis 2
Scotland Isle of Skye 1
Scotland Kirkcudbrightshire 1
Scotland Lanarkshire 27
Scotland Lothian 22
Scotland Midlothian 31
Scotland Moray 4
Scotland North Ayrshire 4
Scotland North Lanarkshire 31
Scotland Orkney 1
Scotland Perthshire 7
Scotland Renfrewshire 27
Scotland Ross and Cromarty 1
Scotland Ross-shire 10
Scotland Roxburghshire 8
Scotland Scottish Borders 10
Scotland Selkirkshire 5
Scotland Shetland 7
Scotland South Ayrshire 3
Scotland South Lanarkshire 14
Scotland Stirlingshire 38
Scotland Strathclyde 84
Scotland Sutherland 1
Scotland Tayside 1
Scotland West Dunbartonshire 2
Scotland West Lothian 29
Scotland Wigtownshire 1
Wales -none- 4
Wales Anglesey 10
Wales Carmarthenshire 22
Wales Ceredigion 11
Wales Clwyd 15
Wales Conwy 11
Wales Denbighshire 16
Wales Dyfed 2
Wales Flintshire 11
Wales Glamorgan 7
Wales Gwent 42
Wales Gwynedd 18
Wales Mid Glamorgan 29
Wales Monmouthshire 16
Wales Pembrokeshire 23
Wales Powys 14
Wales Rhondda Cynon Taff 12
Wales Rhondda Valley 1
Wales South Glamorgan 44
Wales Vale of Glamorgan 15
Wales West Glamorgan 33

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 70
Aruba 1
Australia 1433
Austria 28
Bahrain 1
Belarus 5
Belgium 61
Bermuda 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8
Brazil 138
Brunei Darussalam 1
Bulgaria 9
Cambodia 1
Canada 883
Canary Islands 6
Chile 29
China 23
Colombia 32
Costa Rica 1
Croatia 14
Cuba 1
Curacao 1
Cyprus 12
Czech Republic 16
Denmark 74
Dominican Republic 4
Ecuador 4
Egypt 5
Eire 528
El Salvador 1
Estonia 5
Faroe Islands 1
Fiji 1
Finland 77
France 168
Georgia 4
Germany 254
Ghana 1
Gibraltar 7
Greece 20
Guatemala 6
Guernsey 11
Hong Kong 26
Hungary 8
Iceland 17
India 36
Indonesia 10
Iran 6
Iraq 1
Israel 42
Italy 155
Japan 12
Jersey 10
Jordan 4
Kazakhstan 1
Kenya 2
Kuwait 3
Latvia 5
Lebanon 3
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 5
Macedonia 2
Malaysia 18
Malta 12
Mexico 32
Moldova 2
Monaco 1
Montenegro 1
Morocco 9
Namibia 1
Netherlands 3
New Zealand 350
Nigeria 2
North Macedonia 1
Norway 146
Oman 5
Pakistan 5
Peru 6
Philippines 12
Poland 92
Portugal 40
Puerto Rico 8
Qatar 6
Republic of Panama 4
Romania 27
Russia 104
Saudi Arabia 13
Senegal 1
Serbia 5
Singapore 17
Slovakia 9
Slovenia 14
South Africa 122
South Korea 9
Spain 166
Sri Lanka 5
Sweden 125
Switzerland 62
Syria 1
Taiwan 8
Thailand 9
The Netherlands 276
Trinidad & Tobago 3
Turkey 31
U.S.A. 8193
Ukraine 13
United Arab Emirates 28
United Kingdom 10470
Uruguay 5
Venezuela 7
Vietnam 2
Zimbabwe 2