The third edition of Educating Children With Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome, 22q11.2 Deletion and DiGeorge is now available.
Educating Children with the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome and DiGeorge, Third Edition, effectively blends the thoughtful research that has transpired within the past 25 years with practical and current educational strategies to better meet the needs of children with the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome and other developmental disabilities. With its expanded content, as well as new contributions from some of the most highly regarded experts in the field, Educating Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome and DiGeorge Third Edition is an essential resource for teachers, parents, physicians, and therapists of children with this complicated learning profile.
To first address the scientific information that is needed to understand the syndrome and the implications of current research, expert contributors present the results of current studies involving brain abnormalities, language/learning profiles, medical needs, and psychiatric and behavioral difficulties. These valuable chapters are written in a reader-friendly manner to help parents, professionals, and teachers gain useful and necessary comprehension of the unique characteristics of the 22q population.
The second part of the book is a practical guide to educating a child with 22q from birth through adulthood. Divided into the various stages of development from preschool to adulthood, it includes information regarding the necessary tests special education teams should run, typical difficulties associated with learning, and changes that occur with ability as the child matures, as well as behavioral problems in the school setting.