What's Fragile X?

Fragile X Syndrome is the most common inherited cause of autism and intellectual disabilities. It affects 1 in 4000 boys and 1 in 6000 girls worldwide, of all races. The cause: a single missing protein, which is vital for normal brain function.

FRAXA is Working Toward a Cure

People with Fragile X Syndrome have options. Clinical trials are underway and more treatment approaches are in the pipeline. Our mission: to find effective treatments and a cure for Fragile X.  FRAXA has funded $25,000,000 in research worldwide, which means hundreds of teams are in their labs right now, testing, seeking, discovering.

You can Help!

FRAXA was founded and is run by parents; we are motivated by our children and others like them. Three Nobel Laureates and many other top-notch scientists make up our Scientific Advisory Board. When you donate to FRAXA, 93 cents of every dollar goes to finding a cure.