You will be researching and discussing one of the hereditary disorders listed below. To learn which disorder you have been assigned, check your in-course e-mail.
Locate a journal article on the hereditary disorder assigned to you. Using the unit’s assigned readings and the journal article, describe the disorder and provide a critique of the journal article. Then, based on your understanding of hereditary disorders and your knowledge of the nature-versus-nurture controversy, evaluate the possible benefits, limitations, and ethical concerns of genetic counseling coming from the prospectus of someone in the helping professions with a focus on your specific specialization.
The disorder i’ve been assigned to research and discuss on is Polygenic disorders (Muscular dystrophy).
Use the following critique guidelines:
- The clarity of the description of the hereditary disease.
- The ability to apply theory to practice.
- The credibility of the references.
- The structure and style of the written post.