Teachers and parents use GEMSS to better understand the needs of students who have genetic conditions. If you support a child just beginning his or her educational journey, GEMSS was created for you! Includes genetic conditions such as 22q Deletion Syndrome, Down Syndrome, Fragile X, MCAD, PKU, Sickle Cell Disease, VLCAD, and Williams Syndrome, with more conditions being added. GEMSS will help you provide the best education and most meaningful supports for these children.
GEMSS identifies six important areas of school life to address:
♦ Medical / Dietary Needs
♦ Education Supports
♦ Behavior & Sensory Supports
♦ Physical Activity,Trips,Events
♦ School Absences & Fatigue
♦ Emergency Planning
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