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Mapping the Language of Fragile X

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Jessica Klusek, Breakthrough Star and CAN member, studies communication difficulties among carriers of a genetic mutation. Learn about Dr. Klusek’s work on communication difficulties associated with the FMR1 premutation — the genetic mutation found in women who are carriers of fragile X syndrome. Fragile X syndrome is the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability and autism.

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