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Guidelines and Policies

Ethical and Policy Issues in Genetic Testing and Screening of Children USA
American Academy of Pediatrics

Genetic Testing 2012 Position Statement Australia
Australian Medical Association
Addresses child related issues

Presymptomatic and predictive genetic testing in young people – guidelines Australasia
Human Genetics Society of Australasia
Paper provides guidelines as to when it is or is not appropriate to provide genetic testing to young people, including assessment of competence, maturity and capacity.

Papers, Reports and Books

Debate continues concerning ethics of prenatal genetic testing
NewsyType – Sam Hoober June 13, 2011

Ethical Issues With Genetic Testing in Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics: Pediatrics Vol. 107 No. 6 June 2001

Genetic Testing to Predict Disease: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI)
Linda MacDonald Glenn.
An ActionBioscience.org original article.

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