Adult services may be limited and difficult to access, so how does a parent deal with that nagging question that keeps them up at night: What will happen when I’m gone?
This session builds on treatment best practices and makes the concept of visual supports tangible and applicable across ages and stages of life for those with FXS.
In this conference session, Dr. Deborah Hall provides a clinical overview of the diagnosis and treatment of FXTAS, including a summary of its clinical features, treatment options, and information about in-vitro fertilization.
This session discusses the approved medications available to support behavior conditions associated with fragile X syndrome.
Learn how Assistive Technology (AT) can be the vehicle affording the opportunity for a person with FXS to be more fully included in play, school, home, work, and the community.
Explore examples of recent announcements and headlines focused on treatment development in Fragile X syndrome. Presented by Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, MD, PhD, and Craig A. Erickson, MD.
Learn in this webinar the pathological progression of several longitudinally followed patients with FXTAS at the UC Davis Fragile X Research and Treatment Center.
Learn about research and findings from a study understanding the impact of COVID-19 and the pandemic on children with FXS.
Hilary Rosselot moderates this discussion on medications for Fragile X with an expert panel that includes Drs. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, Craig A. Erickson, Randi J. Hagerman, Reymundo Lozano, and Nicole Tartaglia.
Navigating the Challenges of Puberty and Adolescence for Youth with Fragile X Syndrome — Presentation
This session discusses specific challenges that arise during puberty and adolescence while also providing youth and their caregivers with some strategies and resources to assist in navigating the teenage years. Presented by Holly Harris, MD, FAAP and Dinah Godwin, LCSW.
This conference session discusses common sleep problems and some strategies for treating them in children with FXS, including assessments, behavioral techniques, and medications commonly used to treat sleep problems. Presented by Carol Delahunty, MD.
How Many Times Is He Going to Ask That? Perseverative Questioning and Other Behavioral Inflexibility in FXS — Presentation
Dr. Lauren Schmitt, a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive training in cognitive functioning in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders, discusses how behavioral inflexibility is likened to being stuck — a state in which the individual is unable to move on from a current behavior or thought.
How to recognize behavioral challenges in FXS and the most common behavioral difficulties and treatment options at each developmental stage. Specific tips are shared that families can easily implement with their children or adolescents.