Kennedy Kreiger CARD: Genetics and Genetic Testing for Autism

Genetics and Genetic Testing for Autism

by The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute

This presentation will provide information about the genetic counseling services provided at CARD. Genetic counseling is the process of helping individuals understand and adapt to the medical, psychological, and familial implications of genetic contributions to disease. This presentation will also provide background information about genetics and genetic testing, within the context of autism spectrum disorder.

Presenter:

Alyssa Blesson, MGC, CGC

Alyssa is a board certified genetic counselor. She currently sees patients at CARD as well as in the Neurogenetics clinics downtown. She received her Master's in Genetic Counseling at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

This is a FREE event!

 

Location Name: 
Creamer Building (3rd Floor Conference Room)
Location Address: 
3901 Greenspring Ave Baltimore, MD 21211
Contact Name: 
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
Contact Email: 
info@kennedykrieger.org
Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm