Who Can Participate?
- Boys with a diagnosis of fragile X syndrome
- Aged 2 to 10 years, inclusive
- Shows disruptive behaviors (e.g., aggression, self-injury, property destruction)
What Participation Involves:
- Completing questionnaires about your child’s behavior every 4 weeks for 16 weeks
- Randomization to observation or in-home treatment
What are the Benefits of Participating?
- Potential improvement in your child’s disruptive behaviors
- Increased understanding of your child’s behavior
- An honorarium of up to $200 for participation
Complete the survey below to determine your son’s eligibility.
For more information please contact:
For participants’ rights, contact the IRB at 1-866-680-2906
Our Most Recent Opportunities
RTI International and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are conducting an early intervention study to learn about the best ways to support early development in infants identified with the full mutation of Fragile X. Babies 0–9 months old with the full mutation, and their caregivers, may be eligible to participate.
Doctors at Rush University are researching cognition, balance, and walking patterns in people who carry a premutation in the Fragile X (FMR1) gene.
The University of South Carolina is conducting a research study focusing on the range of language, social, and cognitive features that may be associated with variations on the FMR1 gene. Women age 35-75 who are carriers of the Fragile X premutation may be eligible to participate.
An Alliant International University clinical psychology doctoral candidate is conducting a research study to learn about the cognitive profile of children with a full mutation of Fragile X. Males and transgender females between the age of 8 and 12 may be eligible to participate.
The MIND Group at the University of Minnesota is conducting a survey for parents of children with Fragile X syndrome to learn about how genetic and neurodevelopmental differences impact behavioral strengths and challenges. Parents of 3–17 year old children living with Fragile X are eligible to participate.