Fragile X Syndrome
Welcome to the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) resource page for Fragile X Syndrome.
Contact Brenda Shelton, Resource Center Manager, if you need additional resources or if you would like to visit the Resource Center. (916) 703-0336
What is Fragile X Syndrome?
Fragile X Syndrome (FXS), the most common cause of inherited mental impairment. This impairment can range from learning disabilities to more severe cognitive or intellectual disabilities. FXS is the most common known cause of autism or "autistic-like" behaviors. Symptoms also can include characteristic physical and behavioral features and delays in speech and language development.
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