When their son Matthew was diagnosed with Fragile X at the age of 14 months Michele & Paul Kaplan's world crumbled.  Thankfully, they were able to attend the International Fragile X Conference in Atlanta two months later and found the information that they received invaluable. Finally, they had a plan of attack for Matthew!  Unfortunately, when they returned home, the implementation of the plan was too difficult because of the lack of resources in South Florida.  With the help of family and friends they established Families For Fragile X which  is devoted to bringing the Fragile X community in South Florida, and surrounding communities closer together and is committed to raising funds for research and spreading awareness about Fragile X Syndrome. These goals are met through various events that they organize throughout the year.

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