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8th Annual 22q Texas Family Camp
22q Texas is hosting the 8th Annual Retreat for Texas families affected by 22q11.2 chromosome disorders.
When: Friday November 3, 2017 – Sunday November 5, 2017
Where: Burton, Texas USA
4th Annual 22q11.2 Family Conference
Organized in partnership with SickKids 22q Deletion Syndrome Clinic
When: Saturday November 11th – 12th, 2017
Location: Daniels Hollywood Theatre SickKids · Toronto, Canada
Arizona 22q at the Zoo
When: Saturday October 21, 2017
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00pm
Location: Arizona, Texas USA
22q and Boo
When: Monday, October 30th, 2017
Where: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia | 3401 Civic Center Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19104
Family Meet up – Wimpole Estate, Royston Cambridge
When: Friday August 25 at 10:30 AM
The Tripp family invite all Max Appeal families to their summer meet up which will this year be held at the Wimpole Estate, Royston, Cambridgeshire.
Health & Wellness Fair
When: Saturday August 5, 2017
Stop by the 22q table to help raise awareness!
Barksdale Pavilion Jones Park
Gulfport Mississippi USA
Austin-area 22q Swim Party
When: Sunday, August 6, 2017
Time: 2:30 pM
Where: Austin Texas, USA
June 22, 2017 @ 6:00PM
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine will be presenting a “22Q&A”. The event will include a brief talk from a geneticist and a presentation about getting the appropriate services for children in school. There will be time for questions for the professionals and time to network with professionals and families. Refreshments will be served and there is no cost to the event. The event will be held at 1301 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461
Mark your Calendars for the Seventh Annual 22q at the Zoo for Sunday May 21st, 2017
Organized and developed by The International 22q11.2 Foundation, 22q at the Zoo is an event that gives families, friends and professionals a chance to socialize, network and raise the public profile of chromosome 22q11.2 syndromes.
Volunteers spread awareness by handing out our 22q fact sheets and educating anyone interested enough to stop and ask about 22q. The event kicks off in New Zealand and continues westward ending in the South Pacific having literally circled the globe. Participants are recognizable, wearing the official “22q at the Zoo” red T-shirt and “Ask me about 22q” buttons.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Arizona 22q11 Support Group
Management of 22q Deletion Syndrome: A Roadmap to good Health
A half-day conference at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Center, Rosenberg Building. At this free conference 22q specialists speak to parents and caregivers.
December 2nd, 2016 – December 25, 2016
Christmas Tree event at the Heart Center at Phoenix Children’s Hospital is hosting a winter wonderland to raise awareness for 22q! Photos with the children and informational cards to create awareness for 22q. Click her for photo
Phoenix Children’s Hospital:
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
December 3rd – December 17th, 2016
Join “Team 22q” for the 2016 Ugly Sweater Walk/Run.
The Most Cheerful 5k of the Year!
Happening at 11 locations across the USA.
December 3, 2016
- Atlanta, GA
- Hartford, CT
- Seattle, WA
December 4, 2016
- Cleveland, OH
December 10, 2016
- Boston, MA
- Chicago, IL
- Dallas, TX
December 17, 2016
- Baltimore, MD
- Denver, CO
- Philadelphia, PA
- Washington, DC
November 6, 2016
The Annual Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Family Meeting at the UC Davis MIND Institute (located at 2825 50th St, Sacramento, CA, 95817) on Sunday, November 6th, 2016! Learn more
October 9, 2016
St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is hosting a Halloween event. Enjoy this free family fun event. There will be pumpkin decorating activities, scavenger hunt and entertainment. Learn more.
October 12, 2016
St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting a transition workshop for caregivers of youth who may need a legal guardian when they turn eighteen. Topics will include transition, legal guardianship and protected decision-making. Learn more.
October 27, 2016
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 22q and You center is hosting 22q and Boo! Kids and adults are invited to join us for an evening of games, activities, and informational sessions. Refreshments will be served and costumes are encouraged! Learn more.