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Fragile X Center

Description of Services

Far-reaching support for Fragile X syndrome.

Fragile X syndrome is the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability, affecting approximately one in 3,600 males and one in 4,000 to 6,000 females. The Fragile X Center at Children’s Hospital’s Brain Care Institute provides evaluations, treatment, and support for children with Fragile X and their families. Our clinic also offers additional consultative services for all age groups. Learn more about Fragile X.

Resources and educational tools to help you understand this condition.

One of the goals of the Fragile X Center is to empower parents, families, and community physicians with resources and awareness about this condition. Below are a number of links to resources that will help you understand Fragile X and what you can do to help:

Learn more about the Fragile X Center staff.

Referral Requirements

Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children's Hospital specialty services. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient's visit. To schedule an appointment or for provider numbers or more information, please call the office number listed below.

Intake for initial appointment: 412-692-6538
Scheduling a follow-up appointment: 412-692-6538

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Last Update
February 2, 2015