Fragile X Syndrome Support Group

Fragile X Syndrome is the most common inherited cause of mental retardation, and is associated with autism. The fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by mutation of the FMR1 gene on the X chromosome. Mutation at that site is found in 1 out of about every 4000 males and 1 out of about every 6000 females.

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friend needs help

My next door neighbor has a 10 year old son that has fragile X. She is trying to raise him alone and with out help. Is there anyone in the NorthEast Texas area that she could talk to for advice? She had a panic attack lastnight cause she didn't know how to handle some things that had happened. please email me at so we might be able to set up something, maybe for you to talk on the phone for advice or support. please help me help her.