Additional Clinician Support 2017-09-19T19:38:45+00:00

ADDITIONAL CLINICIAN SUPPORT

The Center for Genomic Interpretation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on ensuring accurate clinical variant interpretation for all patients and genetics consumers.  There are other organizations helping genetics providers and patients in other ways.  Some of these organizations are listed here.

In the United States, Genetic Counselors are clinical professionals who work with other health care providers to ensure best practices for genetics patients. Learn more at: http://aboutgeneticcounselors.com/

The Genetic Support Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization within the United States committed to providing objective and up-to-date information about genetics. Learn more at: https://geneticsupportfoundation.org/

Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) now allows expecting parents to learn of some genetic conditions even before birth. Special Angels Adoption is a non-profit that provides support services when parents are faced with difficult diagnoses of their fetus or birthed child. To expand options to families, Special Angels Adoption also offers completely free services to help place special needs babies and toddlers, and some older children, for adoption with experienced and loving adoptive families. They are part of the Marlee Factor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity. Special Angels Adoptions serves families within the United States. Learn more at:  http://www.specialangelsadoption.org/