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What happens to those with fragile x syndrome as an adult?

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Dr. Scott McLean
Clinical Genetics
4 doctors agree

In brief: They grow up!

Boys and girls with fragile x syndrome grow up to be men and women with fragile x syndrome: loved and loving people with full lives.
Like many adults with disabilities, they need help with work, housing, food, transportation, and health care. A number of organizations, like the national fragile x foundation, can help. http://www.fragilex.org/treatment-intervention/adults-life-planning/.

In brief: They grow up!

Boys and girls with fragile x syndrome grow up to be men and women with fragile x syndrome: loved and loving people with full lives.
Like many adults with disabilities, they need help with work, housing, food, transportation, and health care. A number of organizations, like the national fragile x foundation, can help. http://www.fragilex.org/treatment-intervention/adults-life-planning/.
Dr. Scott McLean
Dr. Scott McLean
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: FRAGILE X

It is a genetic disorder affecting mostly men in old age, causing tremors, ataxia and dementia.

In brief: FRAGILE X

It is a genetic disorder affecting mostly men in old age, causing tremors, ataxia and dementia.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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