July is National Fragile X Awareness Month!

The month of July is National Fragile X Awareness Month, an extension of Fragile X Awareness Day (July 22), which is officially recognized by Congress to increase awareness and advocacy for Fragile X.

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability and the most common known genetic cause of autism. Individuals with FXS can experience developmental delays ranging from mild to severe. To learn more about FXS and other Fragile X-associated Disorders (FXDs) go to: fxd.fragilex.org

Did you know that:
Fragile X syndrome is the leading known inherited cause of intellectual disability, and leading known genetic cause of autism?

Fragile X syndrome occurs in both males and females? Females generally have less severe symptoms.

Fragile X syndrome can cause developmental and language delays, learning impairment, and behavioral and mental health issues?

To see more Facts visit:  http://www.fragilex.org/community/fragile-x-awareness-month/31-shareable-fragile-x-facts/

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