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One the goals of Texas Chargers Inc. is to provide important information to our professionals and paraprofessionals who are directly or indirectly involved in caring for individuals with CHARGE Syndrome.

To register for our Texas Chargers Retreat please visit the Events tab of this website.

Beneficial Links for Professionals:
David Brown-California Deaf/Blind Specialist - Charge Guru

Tim Hartshorne, Father and PhD @ Univesity of Central Michigan 

Dr. Kim Blake
Video of Digestive System

CHARGE Syndrome an Overview - by Pam Ryan - Perkins School for the Blind
Educational Needs of Children with CHARGE Syndrome by Martha Majors and Sharon Stelzer
Perkins School for the Blind - The Impact on Communication & Learning
Perkins School for the Blind - Charge Syndrome by David Brown
Obstructive sleep apnea in a patient with CHARGE syndrome
Benefits of O&M
Speech Language Pathology
People First Language
Post Operative Airway Events of Children with CHARGE Syndrome
Zebra Fish Research and CHARGE
Legal Frame Work for Texas Education


Other Resources:

The National CHARGE Syndrome Foundation website for professionals

Research Opportunities with the National Charge Syndrome Foundation

Resources for Teachers by National Charge Syndrome

The following is a list of Key Note presentations at the Texas Chargers Inc Retreat.

2020 - TBA
2019 - National Conference in Texas
2018- Matt Schultz and David Wiley
2017- Dan Gadke, Ph.D. and Kasee Stratton, Ph.D.
2016 - Dr. Jan van Dijk 
2015 - David Brown, Tim Hartshorne, Ph.D., Kim Blake, M.D.
2014- Judy Brookshire, 
2013 - Dr. Kim Blake,  IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, Professor of Pediatrics 
2012 - David Brown, California DeafBlind Project
2011 - Sally Prouty, Minnesota DeafBlind Project, Mother
2010 - Dr. Tim Hartshorne
2009 - Robbie Blaha and Kat Stremel
2008 - Amy Parker, PhD student Texas Tech University
2007 - David Brown, Californai DeafBlind Project
2006 -