The purpose of VCFS Texas, Inc, is to provide support and resources to individuals with Velo-Cardio-Facial-Syndrome (VCFS) / 22q11.2, their families, professionals, and the community in Texas.
VCFS/ 22q11.2 Texas achieves its mission by:
Increasing Public awareness and understanding about VCVS/ 22q11.2
Creating a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experiences related to VCFS
Improving the provision of services and supports to people with VCFS / 22q11.2 through governmental agencies , the medical and therapeutic community, education institutions and non-profit organizations.
Providing educational resources and support to parents and educators to ensure quality medical and therapeutic treatment for individuals with VCFS / 22q11.2 in accordance with up-to-date scientific research.
Providing educational resources and support to parents and educators to ensure quality education which will prepare individuals with VCFS / 22q11.2 for further education, employment and independent living.
Promoting the development of programs that enrich the lives for individuals with VCFS /22q11.2