Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited cause of mental impairment.
The syndrome occurs in approximately 1 in 3600 males and 1 in 4000 to 6000 females.
Students with Fragile X syndrome have characteristic physical and behavioural characteristics.
Hatton Outreach Service generally support pupils who have Fragile X.
You are entitled to refer a pupil to another service if you feel there is a more dominant need.
A clear animated video explaining the genetics of Fragile X and why male students are more greatly affected.
This is a good video visually demonstrating the different symptoms associated with Fragile X.
This Guide is intended for classroom staff, providing practical information that includes:- Fragile X overview, behaviour, learning styles, educational resources, lesson plans and strategies.
Cognitive strengths among males with fragile X include
Weaknesses could include
Impact on males
Impact on females
Odeon Cinema in South Woodford/Stratford Cinema have Autism friendly screenings. Films will start on promptly with no adverts/trailers. Carers go free.
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This specialist outreach support and consultancy service provides support for individual pupils in mainstream primary schools.
The outreach service works with pupils who have a range of significant language, social and learning needs.
Some pupils may have a statement of special educational needs, while others will have significant needs and working at school action plus.
Support can be provided for students with: