The ABLE Employment Flexibility Act (H.R. 4672) permits employers to contribute to an employee’s ABLE account instead of a 401(k) – including an employer’s match. By saving it in the ABLE account it will not adversely affect most means-tested federal benefits.
The Bridges have been supporting the Fragile X community for years. They took a few minutes this month to tell you why and encourage you to join them in supporting the work of the National Fragile X Foundation this month. Hear what they have to say.
CDC Awards $4 Million Cooperative Agreement to Build on the Work of the FORWARD FXS Natural History Study!
A $4 million cooperative agreement to “Characterize the Natural History of Fragile X Syndrome to Inform the Development of Intervention and Outcome Measures” was awarded to Dr. Elizabeth Berry-Kravis of Rush University Medical Center by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The governors of Wisconsin and South Carolina proclaim July 22, 2021 as Fragile X Awareness Day in South Carolina. Read their proclamations.
his year, as part of our awareness efforts, we are sharing about individuals with Fragile X syndrome who are working – paid, volunteer, full-time, part-time, and more. We want to raise awareness of the value of employment of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for the employee, employer, and their coworkers.
We designed several Fragile X awareness yard signs so you can choose one that serves you best. Each are printed on-demand and shipped directly to you with everything you need to display them in your yard for all of July or even longer if you choose.
Dr. Nicole Tartaglia joins us to discuss Fragile X syndrome (FXS). She covers everything from brief descriptions of the Fragile X-associated disorders, such as FXTAS and FXPOI, to details about FXS.
Two important videos from Dr. Craig Erickson who discusses COVID-19 vaccines for individuals living with Fragile X premutations and full mutations, plus a second video on medications and Fragile X.