Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Sleep May Play Role in Developing Language Skills in Children With Fragile X, Other Disorders, Study Suggests

Sleep abnormalities are associated with limitations in vocabulary in very young children with developmental conditions including fragile X syndrome, a study reports. Although preliminary, the results suggest that strategies aimed at improving sleep in young children with developmental disorders might also help improve language skills. The study, “…

Antipsychotics Most Common Prescription for Aggressive Behaviors in Fragile X Patients, Study Reveals

Treatment for irritability, aggression, agitation and self-injury (IAAS) behaviors in people with fragile X syndrome most often includes antipsychotics, a new has study found. The research, “Pharmacologic Interventions for Irritability, Aggression, Agitation and Self‑Injurious Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome: An Initial Cross‑Sectional Analysis,” was published in the …