Coping and supportBy Mayo Clinic staff
A number of groups can provide help and support for people with triple X syndrome and their families. They include Knowledge Support & Action, which offers information and advice on coping with the syndrome, as well as ways to meet and talk with others in similar situations. The phone number is 888-999-9428. In addition, your daughter's doctor may be able to recommend a local support group.
If learning disabilities appear, the National Center for Learning Disabilities is a good resource as well. It can be reached at 888-575-7373 or through its website.
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