Fragile X Syndrome
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
- Assessment in Fragile X Syndrome
- Behavioral Problems in Fragile X Syndrome
- Educational Guidelines for Fragile X Syndrome: General
- Educational Guidelines for Fragile X Syndrome: Preschool through Elementary Students
- Educational Guidelines for Fragile X Syndrome: Middle and High School Students
- Financial Resources for Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome
- Fragile X-associated Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
- Fragile X-associated Tremor-Ataxia Syndrome
- Genetic Counseling and Family Support
- Genetic Counseling and Family Support Complimentary Material - FMR1.pdf
- Hyperarousal in Fragile X Syndrome
- Medications for Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome
- Physical Problems in Fragile X Syndrome
- Seizures in Fragile X Syndrome
- Sleep in Children with Fragile X Syndrome
- Toileting Issues in Fragile X Syndrome
- Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in the Treatment of Fragile X Syndrome
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: www.fraxa.org
- 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: www.fragilex.org
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.