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Spotlight on Syndromes: an SLPs Perspective on Treacher Collins

Anteroposterior view of 2-month-old boy with TreacToday’s guest post on genetic syndromes comes from Amy Locy, who is contributing an informative piece on the Treacher Collins Syndrome (TCS)TSC  occurs in 1 out of every 50,000 live births with 40% of children born with TCS having a family member with the syndrome. TCS is distributed equally across genders and races. It can often occur in conjunction with the Pierre Robin Sequence.  

Developmental Anomalies

There are many developmental anomalies associated with TCS that are restricted to the head and neck and vary from person to person. Continue reading Spotlight on Syndromes: an SLPs Perspective on Treacher Collins