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The National Fragile X Foundation’s biennial international conference presents a unique opportunity where researchers and parents can interact throughout the conference. Many researchers have commented on the experience of socializing with the parents of children with Fragile X, and how the experience has motivated them or reinvigorated their enthusiasm to make a difference in the lives of persons with this disability. The majority of the conference sessions are “Family-Friendly” and cover all three Fragile X-associated Disorders (FXS, FXTAS, FXPOI), with the greatest number of sessions focusing on FXS. In addition to the family-friendly sessions there are many scientific and technical sessions. Some of the benefits from attending include:
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Outside of your Conference itinerary, if you are interested in visiting Disneyland Resort Theme Park and/or Knott's Berry Farm while attending the 14th International Fragile X Conference, this is the place to get discount tickets! The NFXF would like to give a big thanks to for getting these special ticket prices for Conference participants. Tickets must be purchased in advance, so please follow the instructions found in the theme park links below: Disneyland Resort Theme Park Tickets are valid from Saturday, July 12 to Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Ticket store closes at... » FULL ARTICLE
The 14th is full of fun activities, including a Saturday night auction where you can bid on one-of-a-kind items. You can make the auction even better by donating a special item to our lineup! We are seeking donations of the following items… Plus, original artwork such... » FULL ARTICLE
Please join us on July 16-20, 2014, for the 14th International Fragile X Conference in Orange County, California. Countless number of attendees have called the International Fragile X Conference a life-changing event that anyone impacted by Fragile X should attend. Don’t miss it! Discover the latest research by some of the world’s leading Fragile X experts. Learn new techniques, behavioral interventions and coping strategies. Connect with researchers, clinicians, educators, psychologists and parents. Get the support you need. Start new lifelong friendships and reconnect with old friends. Online Registration is now open. Register early to save!
Summer may be a time of R&R in the rest of the world, but our devoted Fragile X fundraisers always seem to use the warm months to heat up their engines and put their creative energies into overdrive. Here are some brief reviews on what they were up to. The Mathias Walk for Fragile X – Bernville, PA For the past seven years, Jennifer and Luke... » FULL ARTICLE
Find out where the 14th International Fragile X Conference will be held in 2014. The National Fragile X Foundation's biennial international presents a unique opportunity where researchers and parents can interact throughout the conference. Many a researcher have commented on the experience of socializing with the parents of children with Fragile X, and how the experience has motivated them or reinvigorated their enthusiasm to make a difference in the lives of persons with this disability. The majority of the conference sessions are "Family-Friendly" and cover all three Fragile X-associated Disorders (FXS, FXTAS, FXPOI), with the greatest number of sessions focusing... » FULL ARTICLE