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Disability Series Part 3: Reproductive Issues

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Disability Series Part 3: Reproductive Issues

Disability Series Part 3: Reproductive Issues

Disability Series Part 3: Reproductive Issues

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: Alan Guttmacher Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine Clinical Geneticist Director of the Vermont Regional Genetics Center Marsha Saxton Researcher, World Institute on Disability, Oakland, CA Teaches disabilities studies, University of California at Berkeley School of Public Health What are the ethical implications of genetic screening and neo-natal testing for disabilities? Should people with disabilities be allowed to have children? Do mentally retarded parents necessarily produce mentally retarded children? There are many questions and misconceptions about the reproductive issues confronting America's disability community. Ray Suarez and guests talk about reproduction and disability on Part Three of Talk of the Nation's six-part series on disability.

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