Key Terms and Concepts Associated With Genetic Analysis Techniques In order to provide the best care for clients, speech language pathologists and audiologists working with other health care professionals need at least a basic understanding of genetic terms and concepts associated with current genetic analysis techniques. We provide a brief review of some of those key terms and concepts, ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2012
Key Terms and Concepts Associated With Genetic Analysis Techniques
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  • Dana R. Collins
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Minnesota, Duluth Duluth, MN
  • Disclosure: Dana R. Collins has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
    Disclosure: Dana R. Collins has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.×
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Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2012
Key Terms and Concepts Associated With Genetic Analysis Techniques
SIG 5 Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, October 2012, Vol. 22, 36-51. doi:10.1044/ssod22.2.36
SIG 5 Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, October 2012, Vol. 22, 36-51. doi:10.1044/ssod22.2.36

In order to provide the best care for clients, speech language pathologists and audiologists working with other health care professionals need at least a basic understanding of genetic terms and concepts associated with current genetic analysis techniques. We provide a brief review of some of those key terms and concepts, as well as descriptions of common genetic tests. Along with the references provided in the text, we suggest additional sources of information for the reader.

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