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From the Clinic to the Classroom: 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 training is being presented by Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI), in partnership with the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU). 

Presentations: 

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

Date: November 13, 2014

Where: CSIU Conference & Learning Center | 90 Lawton Lane | Milton, PA 17847

Registration: 8:30 am

Training: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Click here for directions to the CSIU. 

Cost: Free to attend!

Register:

Visit csiu.org and click on the Act 48, Professional Development & Personal Computer Training link located in a box on the left side of the home page. If you have not used this system before you will need to become a registered user.

Please direct questions to meepler@geisinger.edu or 570.522.6281.


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