Fragile X Syndrome

By: Michael Gonzalez

Important Facts/Points

-Affects 1 in 4000 males and 1 in 6000 females

-Its a mutation on the FMR1 gene

-Behavior and emotional problems

Causes/how the child gets it

When the body cant make enough protein.


Problems with learning and behavior

Life expectancy

The life expectancy for people with Fragile X Syndrome have a normal life span.



-Arguementative communication

-behavioral/ physical services

-family training/ support

-medical/ develop mental evaluation

-medication consultation


-nursing services

-occupational therapy

-physical therapy

-speech therapy