Physical Activity, Trips, Events

What you need to know

Children who have Fragile X syndrome may have a hard time with change and transition. They can be easily aroused in situations with excessive stimuli. This may lead to tantrums or increased hyperactivity.

If you live in New England (USA) and qualify, Northeast Passage offers Therapeutic Recreation and Adaptive Sports programming.

What you can do

Be proactive and think about the potential for stress before going into the cafeteria, theater, and/or gymnasiums. If these are difficult settings, use some of the supports in the educational intervention section of this site to help prevent difficulties.