Here is some more information on genetic disorders or if your doctor has recommended genetic testing.  

The cGH Array Test

One of the most common genetic tests ordered in children is called a cGH microarray.  There are many other genetic tests available however – please check with your doctor which test has been recommended for you or your child.

A Short Guide to cGH Microarray

This short guide is from the Victorian Clinical Genetics Service which offers saliva testing.  Not all pathology centres will offer this, however the other information on cGH array applies to all providers.

A Long Guide to cGH Microarray

For those who would like more information.

Information and Support for Genetic Disorders

Genetic Alliance Australia

The peak Australian body for information and support groups for people with genetic disorders

Factsheets on Rare Gene Disorders

Rarechromo.org has high-quality, detailed information on many rare gene disorders

Down Syndrome

Information from Down Syndrome Victoria on what it means to have Down Syndrome