Being able to identify and diagnose possible nervous system disorders by detecting gait problems 15 to 20 years before their clinical diagnosis could help advance treatment development and quality of life.
Prodromal Markers of Upper Limb Deﬁcits in FMR1 Premutation Carriers and Quantitative Outcome Measures for Future Clinical Trials in FXTAS
This system could potentially predict FXTAS onset in premutation carriers who are not showing signs of FXTAS on a neurological exam.
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.
We wanted to explain to you why the National Fragile X Foundation is so important to us. Not only does it provide us with support each and every day as we navigate the journey of Fragile X syndrome, but it also gives us a lot of hope for what is to come in the future and all the opportunities that are still ahead for Gavin, and for us as a family. We will match up to $4,000 in new contributions as part of our commitment to the Foundation and to Gavin's future.
While there is promise for future treatments, utilizing this iPSC brain organoid model for future treatment development could prove to be successful.
Trajectories of Change in the Behavioral and Health Phenotype of Adolescents and Adults with Fragile X Syndrome and Intellectual Disability: Longitudinal Trends Over a Decade
This study shines a light on the need for better long-term support and care planning for individuals with Fragile X syndrome.
First jobs are hard, and as a young adult with Fragile X syndrome it may be nearly impossible without a little help from parents and others in their lives to help them recognize their own strengths.
Getting a new job is exciting, but young adults with Fragile X syndrome need to also understand what's expected of them at a workplace. Help them prepare by first understanding these eight guidelines.
Raising Knowledge and Awareness of Fragile X Syndrome in Serbia, Georgia, and Colombia: A Model for Other Developing Countries?
Raising knowledge and awareness of Fragile X syndrome to medical professionals leads to direct benefits for families and individuals.
The aim of this study was to determine parents’ main priorities for clinical trials, at a time when the clinical trial opportunities are on the rise.
Routine activities such as working at a paying job, volunteering, or participating in a day program are all good options. Here we provide some tips to figure out what type of activities are best for your child.
We asked this year’s four NFXF Summer Scholars — Collis Brown, John Burwinkle, Bonnie McKinnon, and Elizabeth Saoud — to summarize their summer project in a 15-minute video presentation, and here they are!
Are you wondering when and how to talk to your daughter about her Fragile X syndrome diagnosis? If so, you are not alone. Here are some strategies to help in talking about your daughter’s FXS diagnosis with her.