Accurate, Balanced and Up-to-Date Information about Genetic Conditions

As the nation's clearinghouse & comprehensive training center for sharing accurate, balanced, and up-to-date information about genetic conditions, Lettercase leads the effort to make sure all expectant parent and providers have the resources and support they need at the moment of diagnosis.

Resources

Find nationally-recommended resources about prenatal testing and genetic conditions in multiple languages. Available through generous support from the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation.

Training

Training and technical assistance for medical professionals and patient advocacy groups about best practices for supporting new and expectant parents learning about a genetic diagnosis.

Donate

Make a donation to support our work. Funds go toward providing free materials to medical providers and expectant parents, presenting at national conferences, and adding multiple translations.

Related Programs

Learn more about another program offered by our National Center to support new & expectant parents of children with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Pregnancy supports families preparing for the birth of a baby with Down syndrome or welcoming a new baby.

Public Policy

Find links to the Down Syndrome/Genetic Conditions Information Acts passed in each state and the corresponding department of health resources. Almost all states recommend our resources as part of their state fact sheets.

Endorsements

Read from community leaders, medical professionals, and disability advocacy group leaders about the value of our resources and training.

Tim Shriver, PhD

Kennedy Foundation Trustee

“Receiving a prenatal diagnosis can be overwhelming for families, leaving them wondering what life is like for people living with the condition. ‘Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis’ is often described as a lifeline for families learning about a diagnosis, and I believe, as did my mother, that expectant parents need that support and information right away.”

Brian Skotko, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital, Down syndrome Clinic Director

“When expectant parents across the country receive a prenatal diagnosis, they consistently deserve to receive accurate and up-to-date information about the condition. Finally, we have that information through the booklets created by Lettercase. I hope that all expectant parents with a prenatal diagnosis receive this information.”

Kim Baich

New Parent Director, Down syndrome Association of Central Ohio

Our organization completed the the medical outreach training 5 years ago. The resources, tips and ideas that were shared at the training have helped our program get to where it is today. Our efforts continually grow as a result of being involved with the National Center. All of the materials are the most current and up-to-date which make it easier to get in the door with targeted medical professionals. Even after the initial training, support is ongoing.

Current Events & Trainings

Find out about current events and upcoming presentations and trainings we are offering nationwide.

Prenatal Disability Education Summit

On May 13, 2022, the National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources, housed at the UK Human Development Institute hosted the Prenatal Disability Education Summit. This event was sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation(JPKF) and brought together Read more…

Creating a Medical Outreach Plan

Learn how to create your own customized medical outreach plan based on the plans we developed through our grant-funded medical outreach team, including 12 local Down syndrome organizations of varying sizes and demographics nationwide. Access Read more…

Contact Us

Let us know if you have questions or want to schedule a training.

Location

114 Mineral Industries Building,
University of Kentucky,
Lexington, KY 40506

Email Us

info@lettercase.org
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(770) 310-3885

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