From the Clinic to the Classroom (SCRANTON): Fragile X Syndrome

Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited cause of developmental disabilities, affecting males and females of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Students with fragile X syndrome may show a wide range of symptoms, including physical differences, as well as learning and / or behavioral issues, such as autism, attention deficits, and anxiety. Join ADMI’s expert staff, Brenda Finucane, MS, LGC and Barbara Haas-Givler, MEd, BCBA, for an in-depth look at the syndrome, its implications in the school setting, and practical strategies to address learning and behavioral symptoms. 

This free training series is presented by Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) in partnership with the University of Scranton's Panuska College of Professional Studies and Friendship House.

Fragile X Syndrome: Diagnosis and Characteristics, Brenda Finucane, MS, LGC
Customizing the Learning Environment for School-aged Students with Fragile X Syndrome, Barbara Haas-Givler, MEd, BCBA

When: Friday, October 7, 2016
Registration: 8:30 am | Training: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: The University of Scranton
Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall | 2nd Floor Forum | Room 235
237 Jefferson Ave | Scranton, PA 18510


Cost: Free to attend

Please direct questions about the training to or 570.522.6281.

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