The Fragile X Resource Center of Missouri hosted 100-plus attendees for a two-day Learning Series workshop November 2–3, 2018, led by fragile X experts Mouse and Tracy.
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A sensory diet is an occupational therapy intervention strategy devised to attain and maintain appropriate arousal states throughout each day. A sensory diet consists of a carefully planned program of specific sensory-motor activities that is scheduled according to each child's individual needs and each families schedule and resources. A sensory diet can help maintain an age appropriate level of attention for optimal function to reduce sensory defensiveness.
Love is in the air! Our very good friends, Mouse and Tracy of Developmental FX, join us again to answer questions about Fragile X and behavior on this special Valentine's Day edition of NFXF webinars!
Mouth stuffing, by Mouse or anyone else, is an overfilling of the mouth with the selected food. For kids with FXS, it is usually an adaptive means of trying to succeed with eating.
Our favorite duo, Mouse & Tracy of Developmental FX, join us to discuss Fragile X, autism and behavior. As always, they provided insight and wonderful advice to our audience - and their presence is always a delight!
Direct questions are typically the way we try to engage people in conversation. For children with FXS, we need to learn other strategies. It is critical to understand why it is so difficult for children with FXS to understand and respond to these questions, before we get to the how of getting answers.