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Fragile X and Autism with Dr. Randi Hagerman of the MIND Institute

Dr. Randi Hagerman and her team at the MIND Institute discovered a version of Fragile X Syndrome (FXTAS) in adults. She discusses the relationship between Fragile X and autism in both adults and children. Fragile X is often misdiagnosed. It can lead to debilitating physical and cognitive symptoms. Dr. Hagerman states that it is very important for someone with autism to get tested. Knowing about Fragile X is essential for the individual as well as their family members. She shares information about different treatments that are available. Dr. Hagerman emphasizes that it is possible to improve the quality of life for those with this and other associated conditions..

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