Genetic Alliance: Should I Consider Genetic Testing for My Child?

Murza, Tanya; Stark, Elizabeth; Edelson, Vaughn
September 2012
Exceptional Parent;Sep2012, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p11
The article presents an overview of the benefits and disadvantages that are associated with the genetic testing of children. The cases of several families who consented to genetic testing for their children and found that their children had serious medical conditions are discussed. The benefits that parents who are willing to allow their children to undergo genetic testing can obtain from accepting professional support and support from people with similar problems and questions are discussed.


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