Monday, 10 October 2016

Fragile X Awareness Day 10 Important Facts

I got asked to wrtie a post for Fragile X awareness day which is today Monday 10th October 2016 I am keen to make more people aware of what the condition is and to also understand it better.

1.Fragile x is a learning disability.

2.It's found in 4,000 males and about one in every 8,000 females.

3.Fragile x is an inherited condition.

4.Fragile x affects everyone differently.

5.Symptoms are often milder in females than in males.

6.1 in 250 females and 1 in 600 males are carriers of the fragile X premutation.

7.Avoiding eye contact.

8.Anxiety in social situations.

9.Fragile X is the most common known inherited cause of learning disabilities.

10. Fragile X is an inherited condition characterised by a change to a gene on the X chromosome.


*MORE INFORMATION*

You can find more details here about Fragile X http://www.fragilex.org.uk/syndrome

And also check out my other blog posts linked down below.

http://sarahbobbeal.blogspot.co.uk/2016/08/being-25-and-having-fragile-x.html

http://sarahbobbeal.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/my-fragile-x-syndrome-experiences.html

http://sarahbobbeal.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/my-disability-fragile-x-syndrome.html


Thanks for reading.

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