Fragile X Syndrome
Its a condition that happens when the body cant make enough proteins. It is passed through genetics from the parents.
Long face, ears and chin
Delays in sitting, crawling or walking
Problem with speech and language
There is n o cure for Fragile X Syndrome, but there is treatment children can get when they are in early childhood, helping them learn and interact with others.
It doesn't affect life expectancy
- In the United States, about 1 in 4,000 boys and 1 in 8,000 girls are born each year with fragile X.
- Fragile X can cause problems with learning and behavior.
- Boys with fragile X have more serious learning and behavior problems than girls