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Tay-Sachs, Canavan, GM1 and Sandhoff diseases

Newly Diagnosed

Adult Late Onset
Tay-Sachs, Sandhoff and GM1 diseases

I have, or someone I love, has just been diagnosed with Late Onset (LOTS) Tay-Sachs, Sandhoff or GM-1, now what?

Take a deep breath and know that you've come to the right place. You've likely been on a long road to diagnosis and now you finally have an answer, but now what? 

NTSAD can help you:

  • Understand the diagnosis and symptom management options
  • Keep updated on research efforts
  • Connect with other individuals and families that truly understand

Getting Started:

  • Contact Diana Pangonis, Director of Family Services at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (800) 906-8723.
  • Read the Newly Diagnosed pages
  • Share the pdf LOTS Medication Study (60 KB) with your treating physician.
  • Contact Diana anytime with questions, issues and/or concerns.