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  • Fragile X Syndrome - March of Dimes
    Fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited form of mental retardation (1, 2). It affects about 1 in 4,000 males and 1 in 8,000 females and occurs in all racial and ethnic groups (1, 2).

  • Facts About Fragile X Syndrome
    Fragile X syndrome is the most common genetically-inherited form of mental retardation currently known. In addition to intellectual disability, some individuals with Fragile X display common physical traits and characteristic facial features, such as prominent ears. Children with Fragile X often appear normal in infancy but develop typical physical characteristics during their lifetime.

  • Fragile X Association of Southern California
    Our organization was formed to promote public awareness of Fragile X syndrome with special emphasis on educators and health professionals; provide a forum for families of children with Fragile X to meet and share their ideas, concerns and problems; and support scientific research on Fragile X syndrome.

  • Fragile X Research Foundation
    Fragile X is a common disorder that often goes undiagnosed. The FAXA Research Foundation supports research aimed at treating or curing this disease.

  • National Fragile X Foundation
    The National Fragile X Foundation informes and educates about the Fragile X Syndrome.


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