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Baby's First Test

Last Update:12/13/2017
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Address:4301 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
County:Nationwide
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Website:www.babysfirsttest.org
Mission

Baby's First Test is the nation's newborn screening education center for families and providers. This site provides information and resources about screening at the local, state, and national levels and serves as the Clearinghouse for newborn screening information.

This is an objective resource dedicated to educating parents, health professionals, and the public about the newborn screening system. This site also provides many ways for people to connect and share their viewpoints and questions about newborn screening.

Program Description

On BabysFirstTest.org you can find:

  • Basic facts about newborn screening and what to expect from the newborn screening process;
  • State-specific newborn screening program information for parents and health professionals, including conditions on state panels, state program contacts, and support resources;
  • Condition-specific information, including causes, treatment, and family experiences;
  • Social media features, such as micro-blogging through Twitter and videos; and
  • An interactive blog that provides an open space for users to learn from one another and explore opportunities in education and policy.
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Nationwide
ABOUT SPECIAL KIDS RESOURCE DIRECTORY
7172 Graham Road, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46250 E-Mail: familynetw@aboutspecialkids.org

As a matter of policy, About Special Kids does not specifically endorse any of the resources contained on our website or in our information packets. Resources are supplied for information purposes only and ASK recommends that families explore all options for assistance before making an informed choice.