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So far Marcia Braden has created 11 blog entries.

Female Power to Fight COVID-19 with Marcia Braden

By |2020-08-20T18:55:17-04:00May 8, 2020|Webinar|

Females living with Fragile X syndrome were asked to give advice to other females living with FXS on how to cope with this — or any future — crisis. Listen as Marcia talks through their advice and her own advice, built on decades of working with patients with Fragile X syndrome.

How Do We Cope with the Current Circumstances

By |2020-08-20T18:42:33-04:00Apr 14, 2020|Behavior, Blog|

In this new recording, Marcia Braden discusses strategies for daily living with COVID-19. She discusses how anxiety can fuel behavior, and she gives ideas on how to set up your day and accommodations you can make to help keep anxiety at a minimum.

The Unique Challenges for Females with Fragile X Syndrome

By |2023-01-06T13:18:14-05:00Jan 11, 2017|Females, FXS|

Virtually all of my previous columns have addressed in one way or another the behavioral issues of males with Fragile X syndrome (FXS). That is largely because males experience both greater frequency and severity of symptoms. However females with FXS do present a variety of challenges as well so this special, expanded column will be dedicated to addressing some of them.

Oppositional or Merely Anxious?

By |2022-11-09T14:55:53-05:00Aug 8, 2016|Behavior, Braden on Behavior|

I'm often asked if a child is just defiant, or if there is something else going on. Parents tell me their child refuses to comply and seems to want to manipulate them. Children with and without Fragile X syndrome learn to maneuver in their environments in order to survive and thrive. In order to discern whether a behavior is oppositional, or merely a reaction to anxiety, pay attention to your reaction.

Public or Private?

By |2023-01-31T12:53:07-05:00Jun 27, 2016|Daily Living, FXS, Treatment and Intervention|

How do we prepare our children to access their communities, without the risk of their being exploited, showing affection in inappropriate ways, using sexual language that may be misconstrued, or touching body parts that could bring legal action or, at the very least, a disgruntled public?