Early Years


Early Years

As our children with 22q11 grow, their needs will evolve, and new challenges will emerge. Initially, medical issues are likely to be the most pressing concern, but over time, your focus as a parent will expand to include their education and social development journey. 

Crêche, pre-school and montessori can bring new challenges for parents of a child with 22q11. You’re probably wondering how your child will interact with other children, how the system might work around his or her needs, and if he or she will be best accommodated in a specialised or mainstream school. 

These are all important questions, and it’s natural to feel stressed and worried. We are here to listen to your concerns and offer our experience of navigating the educational system with 22q11.  You can reach out to us any time; we’d be glad to talk.

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