CHARGE Syndrome

Created By: Gretchen Zehnder

Purpose:

This website was created to inform educators about CHARGE Syndrome and the educational aspects/issues the educational team must consider when working with families that have a child diagnosed with CHARGE Syndrome.

The website consists of a series of questions regarding CHARGE Syndrome, its effects on children, and educational implications of the syndrome. Also included under each question is a synthesis of information, personal insight, and other resources that may be helpful to educators and parents of the children with CHARGE Syndrome.

QUESTIONS:

  1. What is CHARGE Syndrome?
  2. What are the characteristics of CHARGE in the population?
  3. CHARGE Syndrome and hearing loss?
  4. What are the educational implications for a family with CHARGE Syndrome?
    • Early intervention programs?
    • Developmental delays?
    • Multiple handicaps?
  5. Are there support groups for families with a child having CHARGE Sydrome?
    • Websites
    • CHARGE Syndrome family support groups
  6. Kent State Summer Program Information


Contact Information:



    If you'd like to comment or have further questions
regarding this website please email me at
grayCHARGE@juno.com