NFXF Western Massachusetts and Connecticut chapters host a night out
The NFXF Western Massachusetts Chapter’s eighth annual Cork and Café Fundraiser hosted 55 wine lovers for an evening of wine tasting, appetizers, a silent auction, and for the non-wine drinkers, hand-roasted coffees.
On Saturday, April 7th, 2018, parents, family members, researchers, and clinicians came together at Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) to learn about behaviors and FXS, how to help individuals with Fragile X, and about ongoing medications [...]
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What happens when you combine friendly competition and a campaign to raise awareness of Fragile X? Tremendous success! Western Massachusetts participated in the 2nd annual Hadley Cornhole Championship, raising awareness and over $1,100 for NFXF!
On September 12, 2016, Western Massachusetts Fragile X hosted an educational event in collaboration with Dr. Joel Richter of Mass Medical School. Approximately 140 first-year medical students attended this event that highlighted Dr. Richter's research into Fragile X syndrome.
On June 22, 2016 the Western Massachusetts Fragile X group spoke at Kamp for Kids. Kamp for Kids is a camp specifically for kids with special needs. Pat, son of leader, Denise Devine, attended when he [...]
Tuesday, April 23 was a proud day for Fragile X. That’s when Denise Devine of the Fragile X Resource Center of Western Massachusetts and my husband, Eric Welin, of the Fragile X LINKS Group of Eastern Massachusetts, stepped onto the field at Fenway Park in Boston, accompanied by our son, Caleb. They stood together behind home plate