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Treatments
There is no cure for this
disorder. Though it can be
monitored and improved with
therapy and other treatment
procedures.
Therapy is specifically to help
treat learning disabilities and
behavioral symptoms.
To treat mood disorders and
anxiety that come along with
the “Fragile X Syndromeis
to have prescribed
medication given by a
pediatrician, primary or
family doctor.
Behavior Therapy
Sedative, muscle
relaxant, Antipsychotic,
cognition-enhancing
medication, and
vitamin.
Meet with any one of these
specialists: Pediatrician,
Medical geneticist, Speech
therapist, Occupational
therapist, Clinical
psychologist, Physical
therapist, and Neurologist.
Additional Information About
the Disorder:
Fragile X
Syndrome
A genetic disorder involving
intellectual abilities.
Fragile X Syndrome?
A disorder in which affects an
individual’s development. Which
includes learning disabilities and
cognitive impairment. Cognitive
impairment
Genetic Cause?
Trinucleotide repeat in the FMR-1
gene on the X-chromosome
The chromosome-X would
typically have a portion of itself
look like it is dangling by a
thread.
Symptoms & Signs
Behavioral
Aggression
Hyperactivity
Impulsivity
Nonsense word repetition
Repetitive movements
Self-harm
Persistent repetition of words or
actions
Developmental
Learning disability
Speech delay
Diagnosis
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Additional Information About
the Disorder:
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