Speech, Surgical, and Psychosocial Considerations for 22Q Deletion Syndrome SIG 5
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These Perspectives (SIG 5) articles focus on 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
and the associated communication, feeding/swallowing, psychosocial, and
surgical factors associated with this condition.
You will be able to:
- identify three causes of velopharngeal dysfunction in children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
- identify at least three common psychosocial risks for children and adolescents with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome and at least two strategies used to manage these risks
- describe the surgical management of palate-related abnormalities associated with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome