The Nemours eXtraordinarY Kids Program offers expert, full-service, integrated medical care and support services for children with X and Y chromosome abnormalities. These are variations of the X and Y chromosomes, which determine a child’s sex — male or female. Normally, a child will be a male if he inherits one X chromosome from his mother and one Y chromosome from his father. A child will be a female if she inherits a double dose of X (one from each parent) and no Y. Sometimes, though, children are born with only one sex chromosome (usually a single X chromosome) or with an extra X or Y chromosome.
At Nemours, our eXtraordinarY Kids team will give your child a thorough evaluation and create a treatment plan tailored to your child’s medical care, development, academic, social and emotional needs. Our program was created to help families identify needs and resources — and to provide coordinated care, all in one place. Our goal: to help the children we see reach their full potential.