Specialized Educational Recommendations for Children with the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
Making learning fit the needs of the child.
Family wins large settlement in educational due process hearing
related to Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome.
Although I strongly advocate for cooperative problem solving with schools, sometimes families have no choice but to pursue the court system to get needed assistance for their child. Read an excerpt from this groundbreaking decision that resulted in the district paying for private residential schooling for three years plus attorney's fees. It is vitally important that districts recognize the complicated nature of this syndrome and to plan educational programs that address the unique learning needs of this population.
Click here for the discussion section of the judge's decision:
Free Webinar Series:
IEP Spring Check Up
Summer is just around the corner, so it is the perfect time to think about planning for the next school year and finding ways to maximize learning over the school break. Ensuring a smooth transition between grade levels begins with a fun, stress free and productive summer program. Join us for a lively discussion on how to make the most of the time away from the pressures of the academic year.
Next school year’s IEP—things to do NOW
Extended school year (ESY)—is this an option?
Summer academic skill enhancement
Life skills training
Ways to improve social skills
Camp opportunities for children with 22q11.2
Through a generous grant through the Dempster Family Foundation, families dealing with the 22q11.2 deletion can now apply for a limited amount of FREE consulting services offered through Cutler-Landsman Consulting.
Visit the Education Station under the What We Do tab at dempsterfamilyfoundation.org to apply.
Getting Targeted Assistance for Schools
Do you have a student with the 22q deletion syndrome?
Now is the time for staff training. Please contact me to arrange a 1-2 hour personalized staff meeting via SKYPE to learn about the syndrome and how to insure a great start for your new student.
Call (608) 712-9141 for more information.
Announcing Free Consulting Services!