Exploring the adult life of men and women with fragile X syndrome: results from a national survey.

@article{Hartley2011ExploringTA,
  title={Exploring the adult life of men and women with fragile X syndrome: results from a national survey.},
  author={Sigan L. Hartley and Marsha Mailick Seltzer and Melissa Raspa and Murrey Olmstead and Ellen E. Bishop and Donald G. Bailey},
  journal={American journal on intellectual and developmental disabilities},
  year={2011},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={16-35}
}
Using data from a national family survey, the authors describe the adult lives (i.e., residence, employment, level of assistance needed with everyday life, friendships, and leisure activities) of 328 adults with the full mutation of the FMR1 gene and identify characteristics related to independence in these domains. Level of functional skills was the strongest predictor of independence in adult life for men, whereas ability to interact appropriately was the strongest predictor for women. Co… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
20 Citations
36 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 references

Co - occurring conditions associated with FMR 1 gene variations : Findings form a national parent survey

  • D. B. Bailey, M. Raspa, D. B. Holiday
  • American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A
  • 2008
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The molecular biology of fragile X mutation

  • W. T. Brown
  • 2002
Highly Influential
1 Excerpt

Advances in the treatment of fragile X syndrome

  • R. J. Hagerman, P. J. Hagerman
  • Pediatrics
  • 2009

The functional skills of individuals with fragile X syndrome : A lifespan , cross - sectional analysis

  • D. B. Bailey, M. Raspa, E. Bishop, M. Olmsted
  • American Journal on Intellectual and…
  • 2009
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…