22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome is caused by the deletion of a small segment of the long arm of chromosome 22 (specified as 22q11.2 deletion), and is one of the most common genetic disorders in humans- occurring in an estimated 1 in 2,000 births.
Kids participate in fun, challenging activities, building independence & confidence by doing things they thought were impossible. Parents are empowered, educated and connected with a strong support system. Families bond together and leave with renewed strength and hope. But all of this can only happen with the loyal & generous support of friends like you.
22Q Texas/VCFS Texas, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization run by parent-volunteers formed to provide support and resources to individuals with 22q11.2 chromosome differences, including 22q11.2 Deletion, Duplication and Distal Deletion Syndromes (aka DiGeorge,VCFS, Shprintzen Syndromes, etc.). This includes individuals, families, friends, professionals & the community.