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Fragile X Syndrome

Providing educational resources for parents of children with Fragile X Syndrome is an integral part of the comprehensive care provided by the developmental pediatric team.

This article from Pediatrics reviews information from current studies on FMR1, its behavioral and neurobiological features as well as targeted treatments, medical and behavioral interventions, genetic counseling and family support resources.

The current state of knowledge is reviewed and a framework for early recognition and diagnosis is provided in this article.

Consensus of the Fragile X Clinical & Research Consortium on Clinical Practices

Internet Resources and Websites

  • Fragile X Information: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/
  • MedlinePlus is an information service provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health.
  • Fraxa Reseach Foundation
  • Fraxa is a nonprofit, parent run organization whose mission is to find treatments and a cure for Fragile X. Their website provides information about their organization, Fragile X, current research and support information.
  • Fraxa A to Z Guide for Families: English
  • The National Fragile X Foundation

The National Fragile X Foundation works to unite the Fragile X community to enrich lives through education and emotional support, promote public and professional awareness, and advance research.

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