Genetic selection for deafness: the views of hearing children of deaf adults.

@article{Mand2009GeneticSF,
  title={Genetic selection for deafness: the views of hearing children of deaf adults.},
  author={Cara M Mand and Rony Emily Duncan and Lynn Gillam and Veronica Collins and Martin B. Delatycki},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 12},
  pages={
          722-8
        }
}
The concept of selecting for a disability, and deafness in particular, has triggered a controversial and sometimes acrimonious debate between key stakeholders. Previous studies have concentrated on the views of the deaf and hard of hearing, health professionals and ethicists towards reproductive selection for deafness. This study, however, is the first of its kind examining the views of hearing children of deaf adults towards preimplantation genetic diagnosis and prenatal diagnosis to select… CONTINUE READING

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