Download/order a 24-page publication that explains genetic counseling and its applications. This publication was created through a collaboration between the Genetic Alliance and several other partners.
Though a general health information website, this database sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health provides consumer health information on a variety of genetic diseases.
NORD is a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for patients with rare diseases. The website contains in-depth information on a variety of rare/genetic diseases. There is also information on patient organization and support.
A revision of the 2010 edition, this three-volume set is a unique source for information on diseases and conditions of genetic origin. The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders serves as an informative, accessible source of information on genetic disorders and common genetic concepts and practices. It avoids medical jargon, using language laypersons can understand while still providing thorough coverage of each disorder and concept.
Provides basic consumer health information about disorders caused by gene and chromosome abnormalities and those with genetic and environmental components, genetic testing, treatment research, and guidance for parents of children with special needs. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.