NBS Resources

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Educational Materials

General Resources

Baby’s First Test

Contains information regarding specific disorders as well as state-specific information.

Southeast Genetics

Contains information regarding specific disorders.

Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc.

A parent resource on Newborn Screening provides information for parents including disease descriptions, information regarding screening in other states, a resource library, family stories, and more.

Georgia Chapter: March of Dimes

American Academy of Pediatrics (National)

 A global, nonprofit, standards-developing organization that promotes the development and use of voluntary consensus standards and guidelines within the healthcare community.

Georgia Chapter: American Academy of Pediatrics

Contains newborn screening fact sheets and other policy statements.

National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center (NNSGRC)

Provides newborn screening and genetics information and resources to benefit health professionals, the public health community, consumers, and government officials.

Genetics Home References

A genetics information resource for healthcare providers and parents.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

A federation of non-profit voluntary health organizations dedicated to helping people with rare diseases and assisting the organizations that serve them. NORD provides a database of over 1,000 rare disorders and their support groups.


Cystic Fibrosis Resources

Laboratory Resources

Georgia Public Health Laboratory

http://dph.georgia.gov/newborn-screening-unit

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)

Emory Genetics Laboratory

The information site for patients and physicians regarding laboratory testing and clinical genetic services offered through the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University.

Expanded Newborn Screening Using MS/MS

The website for a multi-state collaborative project that addresses the financial, ethical, legal, and social issues (FELSI) surrounding the use of MS/MS (tandem mass spectrometry) for neonatal metabolic screening.

Sickle Cell Resources

The Sickle Cell Information Center

Provides sickle cell patient and professional education, news, research updates, and worldwide sickle cell resources.

Georgia Regents University Sickle Cell Center

Provides information regarding the clinical, laboratory, and research services offered by the center.

Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia

Contains hemoglobin fact sheets and information regarding services offered by the Foundation.

Support Groups

CCHD Resources

Baby’s First Test

Provides general information about CCHD and Newborn Screening.

Children’s Heart Foundation (National)

Helps raise money to fund CCHD research as well as advocate for important CHD issues.

Georgia Chapter: Children’s Heart Foundation

Aids in fundraising for CHD research, advocating for Georgia heart families and promoting CHD awareness throughout the state.

CongenitalHeartDefects.com

Provides educational information and resources regarding CCHDs.

Kids with Heart

Provides support, education, and resources to those with CCHDs.

 

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