Understanding the Social & Emotional Development of Children

September 7, 2018

Join us for this 5-part series on the emotional and social development of children, geared towards child caregivers and professionals. Childcare and meals will be provided at no cost, though there is a $5 admission fee per person. This fee covers all five sessions. The dates are: 9/11/18 9/18/18 9/25/18 10/2/18 10/9/18 Five topics will… Read More

2018 Annual Sickle Cell Symposium

September 7, 2018

The 2018 Annual Sickle Cell Symposium is fast approaching! On Tuesday, September 18th, we’ll come together with Future Builders Inc, Arkansas Black Nurses Association and the UAMS Adult Sickle Cell Clinical Program to offer an evening of both patient and professional speakers. This event provides 2.5 hours of free CE and free food, and is geared… Read More

Heartland Early Intervention Providers Webinar

February 27, 2018

Thank you for attending the Inaugural Heartland Training for Early Intervention Providers on January 18, 2018. It’s been a busy month since we last saw you, and I’m finally looping back, specifically, about interest in participating in the project.  Participation would include: continuing to learn and build relationships within your state and across the region sharing… Read More

Access to Genetics Education and Services

September 9, 2016

Download Brochure Lori Williamson Dean, MS, CGC Assistant Professor and Chair Department of Genetic Counseling College of Health Professions and Program Manager Heartland Genetics Services Collaborative University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Ms. Dean is a 1991 graduate of the Michigan Genetic Counseling Program who currently serves as the Department Chairman and Program Director for… Read More

NDDoH Screening for SCID

July 5, 2016

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) is pleased to announce that July 1 marked an important step in saving the lives of babies born in North Dakota. The state newborn screening program expanded their newborn screening panel to include a disorder called Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID). SCID, also known as… Read More

Care Coordination Exemplary Practices Report

April 20, 2016

Coordinating Care for Children with Genetic Disorders: Sharing Exemplary Practices from Primary Care and Specialty Care Providers report is now available! Please share the report (linked above) with your networks. The report is hosted on the NCC Care Coordination Workgroup Products page (here). On the landing page is the report itself as well as the… Read More

Let Your Voice Be Heard! Developing Models for Addressing Genetics Services in the United States Webinar

February 19, 2016

The Heartland Genetics Collaborative and the National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetic Service Collaboratives (NCC) invites you to comment on proposed models for genetics services to address the current barriers and issues in the genetic service system. In the fall of 2015, two national surveys were conducted that asked providers and consumers to identify… Read More