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Fragile X

The Magic Arrows: Finding the Magic in Your Community

Benjamin Moelis | Posted 11.02.2016 | Teen
Benjamin Moelis

Today, The Magic Arrows continues to grow. Currently, Sarah is working with a software engineering company to design an iPhone/iPad app for the game for convenience. She anticipates presenting the app at the 2016 NFXF Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Singing in the Car

Rabbi Ilana Garber | Posted 10.18.2014 | Parents
Rabbi Ilana Garber

An era ends, and I'm sad, terribly sad. But also so very grateful for the incredible community and the wonderful experiences we have shared as a family.

My Brother Is My Human Barometer (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Higgins Clark | Posted 11.07.2013 | Impact
Elizabeth Higgins Clark

Sometimes life's greatest gifts come from the most unexpected sources. With humor, insight and emotion, Elizabeth Higgins Clark reflects on what she has been given by her brother, David, who has Fragile X syndrome.

Could Marijuana-Like Chemical Combat Autism?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.28.2012 | Los Angeles

American and European researchers have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain may help correct behavioral issues related ...

How a Group of Friends Are Working to Find a Cure for Autism

Charles Howard | Posted 07.25.2011 | Impact
Charles Howard

Also remember that we can all make a difference for whatever cause tugs at our hearts -- like a bunch of guys outside of Boston have.

A story about eyeglasses

Harold Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harold Pollack

I was emailing a friend about family care giving. I hope that this gives Huffpo readers a flavor for the weird challenges this sometimes poses. (for m...

Should We Screen Newborns for Fragile X Syndrome?

Harold Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Harold Pollack

Fragile X highlights the embarrassing mismatch between our medical care system's aspirations of personalized genomic medicine and that system's limited everyday capacities to actually use such information well.

Slaying Himself with the Jawbone of an Ass: Michael Savage on Autism

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harold Pollack

Whether Americans are black or white, Republican or Democrat, rich or poor, decent folk don't care to hear Michael Savage disparage the disabled or their caregivers.