Females & Fragile X Syndrome
Females with a full mutation exhibit a wide range of cognitive abilities, from very mild learning disabilities (normal IQ) to intellectual disabilities. Females are much less likely than boys to exhibit physical characteristics of Fragile X and many have no noticeable physical differences. Females with a full mutation are at increased risk to experience anxiety.
From Our Info Series
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Easy-to-scan resource on females and Fragile X, including physical, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional issues associated with the mutation, and the differences when compared to males.
Females and Fragile X Syndrome — Webinar Replay
Understand the difference between males and females with Fragile X syndrome. Also discussed are strategies for common challenges such as information processing, cognition, and social issues.
Female Power to Fight a Crisis — Webinar Replay
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.