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Lets Talk Married with (Fragile X) Children

Many parents may worry that even the strongest marriages may buckle—or worse—under the intense demand of raising a child with special needs. Licensed marriage and family therapist Diane Simon Smith tackles this topic for couples raising children with Fragile X syndrome.

By | 2019-09-27T10:27:13+00:00 Nov 16, 2018|Education, Webinar|Comments Off on Lets Talk Married with (Fragile X) Children

CRISPR, a New Genome Editing Tool: Could it Work for Fragile X-Associated Syndromes?

Each year, the National Fragile X Foundation funds one or more summer student research fellowships at $2500 each through the Summer Student Fellowship Research Fund. This award is meant to introduce undergraduate students, or students [...]

By | 2017-12-13T18:50:17+00:00 Dec 13, 2017|Research, Summer Student Fellowship, Summer Student Fellowship Reports|Comments Off on CRISPR, a New Genome Editing Tool: Could it Work for Fragile X-Associated Syndromes?

Target and Tommy Hilfiger introduce adaptive clothing for people with special needs

Both Target and Tommy Hilfiger are announcing new adaptive clothing to accommodate the needs of people with disabilities. Target releases their adaptive clothing for children under their Cat & Jack brand. These clothes include removable [...]

By | 2017-10-24T10:50:24+00:00 Oct 19, 2017|Support and Resources|Comments Off on Target and Tommy Hilfiger introduce adaptive clothing for people with special needs

Study: Girl Behavior and NeuroDevelopment (Girl BAND)

Researchers at Stanford University are studying brain development in relation to behavior, cognition, and mood in girls with fragile X syndrome. The project is designed to improve our understanding of brain and behavioral growth in girls during a critical time in their development. Information gained from this research will improve our understanding of learning, behavioral and emotional development in girls, ultimately facilitating the development of more specific and effective intervention services/therapies in the future.

By | 2019-10-08T13:05:30+00:00 Oct 4, 2017|Opportunities for families, Research|Comments Off on Study: Girl Behavior and NeuroDevelopment (Girl BAND)
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