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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fragile X Syndrome

By National Fragile X Foundation


This online article discusses the relationship between autism and Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic disorder. Some individuals with Fragile X Syndrome have behavioral symptoms of autism.

The National Fragile X Foundation aims to "enrich lives through educational and emotional support, promote public and professional awareness, [and] advance research toward improved treatments and a cure for Fragile X." [Website]

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This online article is in English


National Fragile X Foundation
United States

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