Episode #9 -Improving Literacy in Children & Young Adults w/ 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome
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Webinar Summary: Children with the 22q11.2 deletion often have difficulty acquiring the reading skills needed for school success and adult life. This webinar will present new research into possible causes of the reading challenges these students face, as well as provide insight into how to approach remediation. Dr. Kevin Antshel will discuss his recently published longitudinal study entitled, Predicting reading comprehension academic achievement in late adolescents with velo-cardio-facial (22q11.2 deletion) syndrome (VCFS): a longitudinal study. Donna Cutler-Landsman will present strategies for teachers and parents to help improve literary learning outcomes. A question and answer session was recorded at the end of the presentation.