The Human Genome Project and Mental Retardation: An Educational Program. Final Progress Report

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The Arc, a national organization on mental retardation, conducted an educational program for members, many of whom have a family member with a genetic condition causing mental retardation. The project informed members about the Human Genome scientific efforts, conducted training regarding ethical, legal and social implications and involved members in issue discussions. Short reports and fact sheets on genetic and ELSI topics were disseminated to 2,200 of the Arc's leaders across the country and to other interested individuals. Materials produced by the project can e found on the Arc's web site, TheArc.org.

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Davis, Sharon May 3, 1999.

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The Arc, a national organization on mental retardation, conducted an educational program for members, many of whom have a family member with a genetic condition causing mental retardation. The project informed members about the Human Genome scientific efforts, conducted training regarding ethical, legal and social implications and involved members in issue discussions. Short reports and fact sheets on genetic and ELSI topics were disseminated to 2,200 of the Arc's leaders across the country and to other interested individuals. Materials produced by the project can e found on the Arc's web site, TheArc.org.

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Medium: P; Size: 140 pages

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OSTI as DE00763996

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  • Other Information: PBD: 3 May 1999

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  • Grant Number: FG03-96ER62162
  • DOI: 10.2172/763996 | External Link
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  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716103

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Davis, Sharon. The Human Genome Project and Mental Retardation: An Educational Program. Final Progress Report, report, May 3, 1999; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716103/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.