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The ABLE Employment Flexibility Act

By |Jan 13, 2022|

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.

Why Laurie, Will, and Caroline Bridges Support the NFXF

By |Dec 13, 2021|

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.

Emily and Greg Mack Offer a Matching Gift

By |Dec 6, 2021|

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.

Free, Customizable Holiday Card Templates

By |Nov 29, 2021|

For this year's Giving Tuesday we're following on a tradition we started last year. Giving something to you, the Fragile X community. Choose from one of our four holiday designs for your Christmas, holiday, Hannukah, or new year card.

It’s All About Employ-Ability!

By |Nov 12, 2021|

Paula Fasciano and friends opened Bake Ability so they could give employment opportunities to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

2021 NFXF Webinar Series: Fragile X Premutation

By |Nov 9, 2021|

Dr. Randi Hagerman joins us to discuss the latest information and research on premutation carriers. The recording includes the Q & A session following her presentation. You can watch the video and access the additional resources.

2021 NFXF Webinar Series: Medication Use in Fragile X Syndrome

By |Oct 26, 2021|

Collaborate with us. Families learn how behavior, communication, and sensory processing are connected. Further, families are provided with sensory, communication, and behavioral strategies that can be implemented within daily routines. An emphasis on collaborative and evidence-based practices is highlighted.