12q Chromosome Deletion is a rare disorder characterized by the deletion of chromosome 12q.
Thanks Elizabeth and Rachel for your feed back it is much appreciated. Kathleen
Hello, our son is 2 and we haven't had any seizures, but honestly, I wouldn't new surprised if he ever does get them. His deletion is 12q12, and one of the genes has to do with epilepsy. However, since it is deleted, I'm not sure how that affects him. Not much help, but keep the questions coming if you have any. Blessings, Rachel.
Hi! My son has not had that problem so far, but i have a facebook group called "chromosome 12q deletion" my name is Elizabeth Anderson from california, united states. In our group we have about 30families who have children with 12q deletions and i know for sure one of them have a child whom is about that same age and she has seizures . I would love for you to join our group! Feel free to email me at email@example.com anytime if you have questions. My son jason is 2 1/2 and has chromosome 12q deletion , 12q21.2q21.31
@claireatsmiles, tinx36, and monique- we have a facebook group called "Chromosome 12q Deletion" and have about 30families with kids who have this disorder i would love to have you all join! Or look me up Elizabeth Anderson, we are in california, united states my 2 1/2 yr old jason has 12q21.2q21.31 and Kirrilly is in our group as well as a few other ladies from this site. Email me anytime as well @ firstname.lastname@example.org hope to talk to you all soon!!!
Hi, Congratulations your achievements. Its a long and difficult road. Our facebook group is growing and while I wish none of our kids had these issues the support has been amazing. Most kids have muscle tone issues but do eventually get there so have hope. My almost 3 year old started walking at 28 months and is now running and climbing on everything. I do have to admit while its tough I really appreciate every milestone. I also have a 6 month old who appears to have some delays too so may be facing the same long road ahead. My advice is to fight for therapy as it really does help, however, know it is a though road and realise that its ok if you can't do therapy every day. Love your child and encourage every little step. If you are faced with negativity be strong and stand for what you believe in. Also feel free to email me email@example.com
Hello evryone, well mason 3 on 22/3 his has his third new pair of piedro boots today and walks a bit wobbly holding hand or holding onto furniture. He tends to drag right foot a little. Since sept he has started the orchard school in nursery mornings its a sen school. Fantastic!!!!! Although very tired when he comes home. Only on bottles frutini still not interested in food but gaining weight. He weighs 12kg but still a little tot. As for speech can say mommommom, dadadadad, aide ( sadie lol) so getting there. At school they say he does walk beta with frame but like evrything they are still waiting for his, in the process of chasing up. Touch wood after the horrible scare xmas 2011 he hasnt been in hospital poorly. As for facebook still not on but look for paul and melodie williams or melodie and paul williams cant remember which way. Hope evryone else is doin ok tke care love mel x
Hi everyone! Its been awhile since I've been on here. I from the United States in California, my 2 1/2 yr old Jason has Chromosome 12q deletion (12q21.2q21.31) .For those of you that don't know, I have a Facebook group called Chromosome 12q Deletion , if you would like to join and meet the families there from all over the world. We have over 30children with this disorder and we have been learning more about chromosome 12q disorders than we have from our doctors. Please feel free to contact me on Facebook so you can be added to the group. My name is Elizabeth Anderson, Facebook group - Chromosome 12q Deletion, or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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