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Daily Archives: February 22, 2017

Passion for Community and Support Key to Success for Annual Conference

By |2017-02-22T09:00:20-05:00Feb 22, 2017|Central Connecticut, Community Support Network|

When Tammy and Andy Selinger received their daughter’s diagnosis in 1994, even their doctor was unsure what it meant. He just told them the test was positive for Fragile X. One of their first calls was to the National Fragile X Foundation, where they were connected to a long-time volunteer, Margaret Israel, who spent more than an hour and half on the phone with them. The support they found during such a critical time motivated them to get involved because as Andy says, “Nobody should get diagnosed without someone to talk to.”