Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

August 20, 2012 - Fragile X Symposium: Transitions and Adulthood

Updated on 10/3/2012 2:01:15 PM.

Presentations on August 20, 2012

Fragile X Symposium: Transitions and Adulthood

Fragile X syndrome is one focal point of work at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Family members and friends, researchers, clinicians, students, community professionals, and disability advocates were invited to this evening forum to learn how the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center is advancing understanding of Fragile X syndrome. The following were topics and presenters.

Crossing Into Adulthood: A Medical and Developmental Perspective on Transitioning Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome - Nirupama Madduri, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental Medicine
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A Research Update on the Transition to Adulthood for Youth With Developmental Disorders - Julie Lounds Taylor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Special Education
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Accessing Services and Managing the legal Issues During the Transition to Adulthood - Elise McMillan, J.D., Co-Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities; Director of Community Outreach, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center; Senior Associate in Psychiatry
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Promising Treatments Emerging for Adolescents and Adults With Fragile X Syndrome - Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology; Director of Fragile X Treatment Research Program
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Note: Also, be sure not to miss this video from the June 2011 Community forum.

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