Fragile X Family Day and a grandparent’s story

Fragile X Family Day in Buckinghamshire (UK) in May 2019

From the organisers: We are excited to welcome you to our Family Day at Thomley! This fun event is a great place to meet and share experiences, as well as attend talks and workshops to learn about Fragile X and practical strategies to help in day-to-day life. This year sessions will include: communication, research updates and legal drop-in advice sessions.


Jeanie Kemp discovered she was a fragile X carrier only after the birth of her daughter Jessica’s first child James. James had lots of health issues as a baby but it was not until he was four that he was diagnosed with the fragile X full mutation. By that time he had a sister Alice who also proved to have the full mutation.

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