fragile x research walden university

Jacqueline Del Fierro, a PhD clinical doctoral student at Walden University (under the advisory of Dr. Jesus Tanguma), is conducting a study about parent’s stress and marital satisfaction experience with children with Fragile X syndrome (FXS), due to their shared child care responsibilities.

Parents who are eligible to participate must meet the following requirements:

  • Be legally married.
  • Have at least one child diagnosed with FXS by a physician, medical doctor, psychologist or other mental health professional between the ages of 2-12.
  • Have the child who was diagnosed with FXS between the ages of 2-12 lived with them for at least 6 months.
  • Have the ability to understand and read English well enough to independently participate in this study.

You are invited to complete the study online at The study will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. No compensation is offered for participation. Your participation is strictly voluntary and confidential.

If you are interested in learning more about this study, please contact the researcher, Jacqueline Del Fierro at

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