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Dr. Scott Hall – Stanford University – Fragile X with LD Control Group Study

The DT Trainer has recently been used in a research study involving children with Fragile X Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that is associated with autism. Children with this disorder often have difficulties learning math. There was also a control group with other intellectual disabilities. Dr. Scott Hall, Assistant Professor at Stanford University, showed that the DT Trainer could also help children with fragile X learn new math concepts. The study was funded, in part, by the National Fragile X Foundation and a brief report of the findings have been published in the March 2011 edition of the National Fragile X Foundation Quarterly. The full report has been submitted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal, and hopefully will be published later in the year. We will keep you posted.

AES thanks the National Fragile X Foundation for supporting Dr. Hall’s research and giving us permission to post the research report from their newsletter.