Department: Resource Central
This organization is devoted to promoting optimum health care for people suffering from genetic disorders.
Hereditary Disease Foundation (hdfoundation.org/home; 212-928-2121)
The HDF offers resources and testing information for families.
Genetics Home Reference (ghr.nlm.nih.gov/)
A guide to understanding genetic conditions, from the National Institutes of Health.
Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (genome.gov/10000409; 301-402-0911)
The Center provides immediate, virtually round-the-clock access to experienced information specialists who can furnish current and accurate information—in both English and Spanish—about genetic and rare diseases.
Online Genetic Support Group Directory (mostgene.org)
Alphabetic index of genetic disorders with links to associations, support groups, and disease-related resources.