The purpose of VCFS Texas, Inc. (22q Texas) is to provide support and resources to individuals with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome a.k.a. Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) or DiGeorge syndrome (collectively “22q”), their families, professionals, and the community in Texas. We achieve this purpose by:
– Increasing public awareness and understanding about VCFS/22q;
– Creating a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experiences related to VCFS/22q;
– Improving the provision of services and supports to people with VCFS/22q through governmental agencies, the medical and therapeutic community, educational institutions and non-profit organizations;
– Providing education, resources and support to parents and educators to ensure quality medical and therapeutic treatment for individuals with VCFS/22q in accordance with up-to-date scientific research;
– Providing educational resources and support to parents and educators to ensure quality education which will prepare individuals wi

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