In our latest NFXF Webinar, Brenda Finucane, MS, LGC, (Associate Director & Professor at Geisinger ADMI) will explain mosaicism, plus answer some burning genetics questions from the Fragile X community. This webinar is provided free of charge thanks to the support of our donors. Please help us continue providing these free services by donating today.
Posted on February 20, 2018
Autism, Genetics, Testing
A press release about a laboratory’s patent for a new method of “diagnosing autism” recently gained national attention in the disability world. In addition to this latest testing approach, other laboratories have marketed genetic “autism testing” panels in recent years, implying, in all but the fine print, that these tests aid in the diagnosis of
In my role as a genetic counselor, I frequently meet with women who have Fragile X pre- or full mutations. Most of these women are typically functioning mothers who found out about their own Fragile X mutations only after they had a child affected by Fragile X syndrome. Whether they have pre- or full mutations,