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Social Anxiety May Be Evident in 1-year-olds With Fragile X

As early as 12 months of age, children with fragile X syndrome (FXS) display signs of social anxiety, a study indicates. The study, “Early behavioral and physiological markers of social anxiety in infants with fragile X syndrome,” was published in the Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Anxiety disorders…

Adapted Educational Strategies Can Help Children With Fragile X

Young children with fragile X syndrome can benefit in school when teachers, therapists, and other caregivers use coping techniques and educational strategies — some very simple — that are specially adapted for the students’ disorder. Katie Clapp, the president and co-founder of the Fragile X Research Association (FRAXA),…