Clinical and Metabolic Genetics


22q Deletion Syndrome Clinic

Our mission is to provide and promote coordinated, interdisciplinary care and support to children with 22q11 deletion syndrome and their families.

Our vision is to be internationally and nationally recognized as a centre of excellence for clinical care, research and community education with respect to the 22q11deletion syndrome paediatric population.

Our goals:

  • To provide coordinated, timely access to healthcare and community services for children with 22q11deletion syndrome.
  • To establish evidence-based clinical care guidelines for children with 22q11deletion syndrome.
  • To educate community health care providers about the needs and issues of the 22q11deletion syndrome population.
  • To identify adequate resources for individuals with 22q11deletion syndrome transitioning to adulthood.
  • To initiate and participate in clinical and laboratory research initiatives that will further our understanding and drive evidence based medical follow up interventions for this group of patients.

Yes, you can make a difference - DONATE NOW

The 22q Deletion Syndrome Clinic welcomes donations to support its programs such as funding for psychological assessments and community education. Please click on the link below to be connected to Sickkids Foundation Donation web page which is a secure site. Also, please indicate that the donation is toward the 22q DS Clinic in the "Additional Comment" box 

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