Who can take part in this study?

  • Biological mothers of a healthy young or adult-age child without developmental disabilities

What will participation involve?

  • Answering questions about cognitive, language, and social styles and preferences, and family experiences
  • Providing genetic sample (cheek swab) to allow us to index FMR1 gene variation
  • Participation will take about 4 hours and may take place at the University of South Carolina, or you may participate virtually from home

How will this project help families?

  • We hope that our results will help us learn how to better support families who have a child with developmental disabilities

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