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The Brothers Who Bake D&J Doggie Delights

By |Jun 8, 2022|

Meet David and Jason who together bake and sell dog treats. But that's not their only job: David works as a stocker at a grocery store and paints and exhibits his work at a local gallery. Jason works as a dishwasher and cart attendant and loves to swim.

Highlighting Xtraordinary Individuals

By |Jun 2, 2022|

Meet Katie Hencak and what her mother told us about why she's so Xtraordinary. Also find out how to submit your own Xtraordinary individual, who can be someone who has Fragile X plus anyone who has made an impact on the life or lives of someone living with Fragile X.

Study: Aging in Toolbox

By |May 26, 2022|

Researchers around the country are conducting a study to better understand cognitive profiles in adults with intellectual disability. This study is an extension of the ongoing Toolbox Study, which is aimed to optimize cognitive assessment tools for children and young adults with intellectual disabilities.

An Xtraordinary Employee: Corey Gershenson

By |Feb 25, 2022|

Corey Gershenson lives with Fragile X syndrome. Thanks to his determination — and employers willing to embrace employees with disabilities — he also works two jobs and volunteers at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.