Working with Fragile X: The challenge of finding mainstream employment

November 3rd, 2015

The challenges faced by people who have Fragile X syndrome in securing employment opportunities are many. In this 3-minute film Zoe, Marty, and Rosie share their experiences in looking for work. They are calling for systemic change to make opportunities in open employment more accessible.
This project was funded by a Social Inclusion grant from BNP Paribas, as part of their Hand2Hand programme in 2014.

Filmed in Sydney 2015. Produced by Fragile X Association of Australia. Director: Tracey Learmont. Filmmaker: Thibault Upton.


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