NTSAD provides family services, research, and education for
Tay-Sachs, GM-1, Sandhoff, Canavan and allied diseases.
Join our cause to wipe out these genetic diseases.
Carrier screening is not recommended for children under the age of 18, as it is not helpful in the medical care of healthy children. Once your children are 18 or older they can decide if they would like to pursue carrier screening, prior to considering reproductive options.