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Huge demand from people with disability for employment in ACT public service


The Canberra Times - Mar 27, 2017
The former Radford College student has velo-cardio-facial syndrome and said he found that previous employers didn't understand his condition. "I learn a bit differently and it takes me a bit more time to understand things. It can be hard to learn ...
 

10 Questions: What Is VCFS?


CBS News - Jun 16, 2007
Velo-cardio-facial syndrome is the second most common genetic disorder after Down Syndrome, and probably the least known. USA Today reports that "more than 180 symptoms can be associated with VCFS, including learning disabilities, developmentalĀ ...
 

Einstein scientist receives $7.5 million grant for congenital heart disease research


EurekAlert (press release) - Nov 22, 2016
Approximately 60 percent of patients with 22q11.2DS, also known as DiGeorge syndrome and velo-cardio-facial syndrome, have congenital heart disease, mostly of the conotruncal type (i.e., malformations of the cardiac outflow tract), which includes ...
 

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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome Volume 2: Treatment of Communication Disorders


by: Karen J. Golding-Kushner, Robert J. Shprintzen
With an estimated human population prevalence of 1:2000, Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is the second-most common multiple anomaly syndrome in humans and almost all children with the syndrome have speech and language impairments that are generally recognized to be complex and difficult to treat.

To demonstrate and to provide clinicians with expert guidance, the authors have produced a comprehensive two-volume set with a combination of text and video demonstrating the clinical features of Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS); the communication phenotype in VCFS; the natural history of speech and language in VCFS; diagnostic procedures necessary for assessing speech and language disorders in VCFS; the treatment of speech and language impairment in VCFS; and outcomes, demonstrated by video on an accompanying CD-ROM to Volume II.
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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, Volume I


by: Robert J. Shprintzen, Karen J. Golding-Kushner
With an estimated human population prevalence of 1:2000, Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS) is the second-most common multiple anomaly syndrome in humans and almost all children with the syndrome have speech and language impairments that are generally recognized to be complex and difficult to treat. However, the authors of this new book contend that treatment techniques are not at all complex and perceived problem arise from a basic lack of understanding, and lack of education in graduate courses.
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Educating Children with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome


by: Donna Landsman
[Genetic Syndromes and Communication Disorders Series> Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison. Addresses educational needs of children with velo-cardio-facial syndrome. Topics include psychiatric disorders and treatment, childhood illness, getting ready for school, transition to adulthood, and more. For therapists, physicians, teachers, and parents. Softcover.
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Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, Volume I by Robert J. Shprintzen



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M.O. 17 yo Velocardiofacial syndrome


Video and audio recordings and fluorscopy demonstrate hypernasal speech pattern.
 

Lisa Wilkinson raising Awareness for Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome (VCFS)


Lisa Wilkinson from Today Show on Ch9 (Australia) kindly donated her time to help raise awareness for Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome. VCFS affects approx.
 

DiGeorge and Velocardiofacial Syndrome


Source: Robbin's and Kaplan's.
 

Life With VCFS Part 1


VCFS stands for: Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome Part 1 of 3.
 

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