Home » Nonfiction » Denise Dew-Hughes » Educating Children with Fragile X Syndrome

December 20 , 2009

Educating Children with Fragile X Syndrome

A Multi-Professional View


What is Fragile X? The most common inherited cause of learning difficulties, affecting a child's ability to tackle key areas such as literacy and numeracy, and causing behaviour problems and social anxiety.

What can teachers do to help children with Fragile X become more effective learners? This definitive text will provide essential support and information for teachers with the expertise of an international field of researchers, whose variety of perspectives contribute to a unique, multi-professional approach. Each chapter of the book suggests practical intervention strategies, based on sound educational principles expressed in clear non-specific terms. A range of important topics are considered, including:

* the physical and behavioural characteristics of Fragile X
* the effects of Fragile X on learning
* medication and therapy
* related conditions such as autism and attention deficit disorders.

Breaking down the barriers of professional practice, this book establishes the groundwork for successful and valuable multi-professional teamwork. By providing immediate access to a body of empirical knowledge and advice from other disciplines, it will encourage teachers to incorporate this approach into their own practice. Everyone responsible for the education of a child with Fragile X syndrome should read this book.

Show more...

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $58.49. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «Educating Children with Fragile X Syndrome»:

Download MobiPocket:


Download TXT:


Download XML Book: