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Fragile X syndrome

People with Fragile X syndrome (or Fragile X) have intellectual disability, behavioural and learning challenges as well as certain physical characteristics

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What is a childhood disability?

Learn more about childhood disabilities such as congenital disorders, disabilities developed after birth and disabilities caused by injury.

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Genetic counselling

Genetic counselling may be recommended for people who have a history of hereditary disorders. Find out why you might need counselling and what to expect.

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What is a congenital disorder?

Congenital disorder, also known as congenital disease or birth defects, are conditions present from birth. Find out more about congenital disorders.

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Screening for carrier status

Screening for carrier status assesses whether you and your partner carry genes that could mean your baby is born with a health condition. Find out more here about whether the test might be right for you.

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Fragile X syndrome in children | Raising Children Network

Fragile X syndrome causes intellectual disability and other challenges. Early intervention and support helps children with Fragile X explore their abilities.

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Fragile X syndrome - Better Health Channel

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How pathology helps IVF parents get pregnant | Know Pathology Know Healthcare

For IVF parents, pathology testing is vital from fertility tests before conception to ensuring a healthy pregnancy

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) - MyDr.com.au

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that causes problems with social understanding, social behaviour and communication.

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