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Author Fernández Carvajal, Isabel.
Title Understanding fragile X syndrome : a guide for families and professionals / Isabel Fernández Carvajal and David Aldridge.
Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011.

Author Fernández Carvajal, Isabel.
Series JKP essentials series
JKP essentials.
Subject Fragile X syndrome.
Ataxia -- genetics.
Fragile X Syndrome.
Tremor -- genetics.
Alt Name Aldridge, David, 1947-
Description 1 online resource (109 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is fragile X syndrome? -- Understanding heredity : genetic factors and inheritance -- The common symptoms of fragile X syndrome -- Associated fragile X syndrome : primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) and fragile X tremor/ataxia syndrome (FXTAS) -- Diagnosing fragile X syndrome and its implications -- Interventions for fragile X syndrome -- Talking with the family.
Summary Fragile X syndrome is one of the main causes of child developmental delay and autism spectrum disorders. A premutated form of the same gene is also the basis for neurological disabilities in adults. This book breaks down the complex science of this genetic disorder and provides the facts and advice that every bewildered parent or professional needs to support individuals with Fragile X syndrome. This handbook offers a straightforward introduction that clearly explains the condition on both a scientific and practical level. With sections on diagnosis, symptoms and treatment, as well as discussi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780857004376 (electronic bk.)
0857004379 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 753976836
Additional Format Print version: Fernández Carvajal, Isabel. Understanding fragile X syndrome. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2011 9781843109914 (DLC) 2010046069 (OCoLC)678397553

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