NFXF LINKS News & Announcements

Local News & Announcement for the Fragile X Community in Illinois  

from the National Fragile X Foundation on behalf of  

Fragile X Resource Group of Greater Chicago and  

Fragile X Resource Group of Southwest Chicago 

Chicago Educational Seminar 

featuring Dr. Karen Riley, Dr. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, and Dr. Laurie Yankowitz  

Hosted by the Fragile X Resource Group of Greater Chicago and Fragile X Resource Group of Southwest Chicago 



Saturday, October 15

8am - 5pm 



Saint Xavier University

3700 W. 103rd Street

Chicago, IL  60655 



Print Registration Form 

Regular fee: $50  

Family Fee (2 attendees): $75  

Student Fee: $25  

Limited Scholarships available for those in need. Please contact Missy Zolecki or Gail Harris-Schmidt 


Questions? Email/Call

Missy Zolecki 



Gail Harris-Schmidt 



  • Successful IEP meetings and working with behavior issues  
  • New technology for persons with fragile X
  • Where fragile X research has been and is going   
  • FXTAS in Pre-mutation Females 
  • Research Opportunities
  • ...and more



Karen Riley, PhD 

Associate Professor, University of Denver 

Domain Chair, Educational Research Policy Practice

Faculty Co- Director, Fisher Early Learning Center


Elizabeth Berry-Kravis, MD, PhD

Director, Fragile X Clinic and Research Program 

Professor of Pediatrics, Neurological sciences and Biochemistry

Rush University Medical Center


H. Laurie Yankowitz, EdD 

HeartShare Human Services of New York   


Deborah Hall, MD, PhD

Medical Director FXTAS Clinic 

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Services

Rush University Medical Center


Mary Wood-Molo, MD

Medical Director FXPOI Clinic 

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology 

Rush University Medical Center   


Mary Denise Cahill, JD  

Attorney at Law 

Specializing in Disability and Special Education Law

Cahill and Associates, Naperville, IL



 Presented by

The Fragile X Resource Group of Greater Chicago

Fragile X Families of SW Chicago LINKS Group

Saint Xavier University

The National Fragile X Foundation


6.5 CEU/CPDU's Provided by: Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization  

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