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- 55
England Avon 137
England Bath & NE Somerset 12
England Bedfordshire 144
England Berkshire 141
England Buckinghamshire 135
England Cambridgeshire 220
England Cheshire 251
England Cleveland 68
England Cornwall 116
England County Durham 127
England Cumbria 81
England Derbyshire 162
England Devon 209
England Dorset 119
England East Riding of Yorkshire 29
England East Sussex 224
England East Yorkshire 60
England Essex 398
England Gloucester 1
England Gloucestershire 109
England Greater Manchester 282
England Hampshire 390
England Hereford 1
England Herefordishire 1
England Herefordshire 26
England Hertfordshire 248
England hong kong 1
England Humberside 17
England Isle of Man 9
England Isle of Wight 22
England Kent 462
England Kingston 1
England Lancashire 380
England Leicestershire 140
England Lincolnshire 181
England London 539
England Merseryside 1
England Merseyside 180
England Middlesex 138
England NE Lincolnshire 16
England NM 88012 1
England Norfolk 184
England North Humberside 1
England North Lanarkshire 1
England North Lincolnshire 12
England North Somerset 29
England North Yorkshire 138
England Northamptonshire 143
England Northumberland 48
England Nottinghamshire 219
England NY 1
England Oxfordshire 123
England Rutland 4
England Shropshire 70
England Somerset 141
England South Gloucestershire 26
England South Yorkshire 259
England Staffordshire 178
England Suffolk 163
England Surrey 373
England Tyne & Wear 173
England Warwickshire 116
England West Midlands 346
England West Sussex 177
England West Yorkshire 365
England Wiltshire 141
England Wirral 4
England Worcestershire 77
England Wythenshawe 1
England Yorkshire 7
Northern Ireland -none- 5
Northern Ireland Antrim 3
Northern Ireland Co. Antrim 117
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- 11
Scotland Aberdeenshire 54
Scotland Angus 18
Scotland Argyll 5
Scotland Argyll & Bute 12
Scotland Arran 1
Scotland Ayrshire 30
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 7
Scotland East Dunbartonshire 7
Scotland East Lothian 18
Scotland Fife 53
Scotland Glasgow 1
Scotland Grampian 6
Scotland Highland 14
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 35
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 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 23
Wales Powys 16
Wales Rhondda Cynon Taff 13
Wales South Glamorgan 40
Wales Vale of Glamorgan 18
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.

International Membership
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Country No. of Members
Albania 3
Alderney 1
Argentina 79
Aruba 1
Australia 1563
Austria 29
Bahrain 1
Belarus 7
Belgium 69
Bermuda 3
Bosnia and Herzegovina 8
Brazil 168
Brunei Darussalam 1
Bulgaria 10
Cambodia 1
Canada 966
Canary Islands 6
Chile 31
China 26
Colombia 40
Costa Rica 1
Croatia 18
Cuba 1
Curacao 1
Cyprus 12
Czech Republic 22
Denmark 84
Dominican Republic 5
Ecuador 6
Egypt 8
Eire 570
El Salvador 1
Estonia 8
Faroe Islands 1
Fiji 1
Finland 82
France 189
Georgia 4
Germany 288
Ghana 1
Gibraltar 7
Greece 21
Guam 1
Guatemala 11
Guernsey 12
Hong Kong 25
Hungary 8
Iceland 18
India 51
Indonesia 11
Iran 7
Iraq 1
Israel 52
Italy 180
Japan 16
Jersey 11
Jordan 4
Kazakhstan 1
Kenya 2
Kuwait 3
Latvia 5
Lebanon 6
Lithuania 2
Luxembourg 6
Macedonia 2
Malaysia 19
Maldives 1
Malta 13
Mexico 44
Moldova 3
Montenegro 1
Morocco 9
Namibia 1
Netherlands 5
New Zealand 395
NewZealand 1
Nigeria 3
North Macedonia 3
Norway 150
Oman 5
Pakistan 5
Pakistan 74000 1
Peru 7
Philippines 14
Poland 122
Portugal 46
Puerto Rico 9
Qatar 7
Republic of Panama 4
Romania 45
Russia 122
Saudi Arabia 14
Senegal 1
Serbia 6
Singapore 21
Singapore 558962 1
Slovakia 12
Slovenia 14
South Africa 140
South Korea 10
Spain 192
Sri Lanka 5
Sudan 1
Sweden 135
Switzerland 70
Syria 1
Taiwan 9
Thailand 11
The Netherlands 291
Trinidad & Tobago 3
Tunisia 2
Turkey 41
U.S.A. 8982
Uganda 1
Ukraine 15
United Arab Emirates 31
United Arabs Emirates 1
United Kingdom 11549
Uruguay 6
Uzbekistan 1
Venezuela 8
Vietnam 3
Zimbabwe 2