The following sites have basic and more advanced information on genetics and medical uses of genetics.
GENETICS EDUCATION CENTER
University of Kansas Medical Center
Searchable, comprehensive links to information about genetic conditions. Resources for teaching genetics, including links to human genome project information, news, lesson plans, and much more. This site will link you to just about anything you would need in the world of genetics.
DOLAN DNA LEARNING CENTER
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
This web site provides basic, interactive information on a number of genetic disorders. This information includes the disorders’ inheritance, symptoms, cause, incidence, and treatment.
ALLIANCE OF GENETIC SUPPORT GROUPS
The Genetic Alliance is an international coalition of individuals, professionals, and genetic support organizations that provides you with connections to support groups, educational resources, recent research information, and other informative web sites.
MARCH OF DIMES
The March of Dimes can assist you by providing you with information on specific birth defects and by helping you find other resources as well as appropriate support groups.
Gene Tests provides up-to-date articles on various genetic conditions for health care providers. Once at the home page, choose Gene Reviews and type in the name of the genetic condition you want information about.
Medline Plus links to information on a variety of genetic conditions as well as background information on genetics, genetic services, and genetic testing.
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERS (NORD)
NORD is a unique federation of voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare "orphan" diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD is committed to the identification, treatment, and cure of rare disorders through programs of education, advocacy, research, and service.
GENETIC AND NEWBORN SCREENING RESOURCE CENTER OF THE UNITED STATES
Provides information and resources in the area of newborn screening and genetics to benefit health professionals, the public health community, consumers and government officials.