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Tips for Flying on an Airplane

By |2021-07-12T15:17:01-04:00Jun 30, 2021|Treatment and Intervention|

Traveling with your child with Fragile X syndrome (FXS) on an airplane can be very stressful for both of you. These tips are provided by parents based on their experiences with their own children. Find what works for you, your child, and your family.

A Computer-based Intervention for Memory and Attention in Fragile X Syndrome

By |2019-05-14T15:13:49-04:00May 14, 2019|Keeping You Informed, Research, Treatment and Intervention|

A research team from the UC Davis MIND Institute recently published findings from a study using a computer program called Cogmed to train memory, flexible thinking, and attention in children and adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome. Referred to as ‘executive function’ - memory, flexible thinking, controlling impulses, and attention are problems characteristic of individuals with Fragile X Syndrome. The computer program was employed with 100 children and adolescents with Fragile X Syndrome – presenting them with challenging visual and auditory tasks involving memory and attention and challenging them to think flexibly in order to complete those tasks.

Ten Rules of Time-Out

By |2017-12-29T09:52:28-05:00Sep 14, 2017|Behavior, Treatment and Intervention|

When consulting with parents regarding behavior issues, the topic of time-out comes up during the majority of my conversations. Parents and professionals alike have used time-out as an effective tool for many years—even before ...

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