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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

Visual Wizardry: Using Visual Supports to Change your Child’s Life

Visual supports help translate the environment and expectations to an individual with FXS without requiring direct processing of language. This type of information can be processed quickly. Visual supports remain present, so they can be referred to more than one time, whereas verbal directions might be heard and then forgotten. Learning to use visual supports can help alleviate anxiety for the person with FXS and frustration for the person providing support.

By | 2016-08-31T11:00:42+00:00 Aug 31, 2016|FXS, Support and Resources|Comments Off on Visual Wizardry: Using Visual Supports to Change your Child’s Life

Fragile X Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Similarities and Differences

This summary was extracted in part from the Autism Spectrum Disorder in Fragile X Syndrome consensus document and from original text by Dr. Dejan Budimirovic of the Kennedy-Krieger Institute FX Clinic in Baltimore. About consensus documents: [...]

By | 2019-04-18T18:35:26+00:00 Dec 18, 2014|Support and Resources|Comments Off on Fragile X Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Similarities and Differences