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Resources for Health Care Providers

Genetics Education Canada – Knowledge Organization
www.geneticseducation.ca/
Guide to understanding prenatal tests

Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors
http://www.cagc-accg.ca/
List of contact and referral information for Canadian genetics clinics.
Best Start/Health Nexus
http://en.beststart.org/
The Best Start Resource Centre supports service providers who work in preconception health, prenatal health and early child development.
Centre for Effective Practice
http://www.effectivepractice.org/
Primary care resources for your practice.
The Genetics Home Reference – Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions
www.ghr.nlm.nih.gov
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada
http://www.sogc.org/
Practice guidelines.
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
www.cdss.ca
1 800 883 5608
More information about Down syndrome with links to local parent support groups.
Down Syndrome Association of Ontario
www.dsao.ca
DSAO is a charitable, non-profit organization composed of local Down syndrome associations from across the province of Ontario
S.O.F.T. Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders
www.trisomy.org
1 800 716 7638 or 585 594 4621
More information about trisomy 18
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
www.sbhac.ca
1 800 565 9488
More information about spina bifida