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3 things I learned from my intellectually disabled son

Emilie Weight at TED@Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

As a mother with a son affected with Fragile X syndrome -- a genetic disorder -- Emilie Weight believes that a diagnosis of disability can create opportunity, not despair. Her son's differences compelled her to question her inner self and her role in the world. With this new mindset she discovered his true superhero qualities when she stopped treating him like a patient and started treating him like a partner, leading her to three essential tools for how to approach life.

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Fraxas — Associaziun X Fragil Svizra

Il sindrom da l’X Fragil è suenter la trisomia 21 la segunda raschun per in retard intellectual. El è artaivel e tutga in mat sin 4000 ed ina matta sin 8000. E tuttina ès el pauc enconuschent en la publicitad e diagnostitgà insuffizientamain.

Fraxas vul sustegnair las persunas pertutgadas da l’X Fragil.

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