Hereditary Diseases and Genetics

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.