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Independence When Living with Fragile X Syndrome in Adults

Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) is an intellectual disability, and many assume it means those affected can never live independently. However,  the rate of unemployment among all people with any type of disability declined in 2015, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, the overall unemployment rate of people with intellectual or physical disabilities remained higher than otherwise...

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Fragile X Syndrome: The Forgotten Cause of Intellectual Disability

Intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) dramatically impact the quality of a person's life. While plenty of media attention has been devoted to autism, Fragile X Syndrome (FXS) remains among the most misunderstood cause of intellectual disability. Unlike autism or other intellectual disabilities, reports Healthline, FXS affects less than 0.025 percent of males and 0.0125 percent of...

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