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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

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Fetal valproate syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Embryofoetal valproic acid syndrome
  • Valproic acid embryopathy
  • Valproic acid fetal effects from
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Healthcare Services


General Services

  • Many individuals want to know about healthcare professionals or researchers who have knowledge of their conditions. When a condition is rare, it can be difficult to find someone who has seen many cases. Although there is no list of experts in rare diseases, GARD's How to Find a Disease Specialist fact sheet provides several ways to identify healthcare professionals who have experience with a particular condition. Click on the link to access this resource and learn more.
  • The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS) is a non-profit organization made up of individual services (TIS) throughout North America.  We are dedicated to providing accurate evidence-based, clinical information to patients and health care professionals about exposures during pregnancy and lactation.

    Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS)
    University of Arizona
    Drachman Hall
    P.O. Box 210202
    1295 N. Martin
    Room B308
    Tucson, AZ 85721-0202
    Toll-free: 866-626-OTIS
    E-mail: contactus@otispregnancy.org
    Web site: http://www.otispregnancy.org/
    Find your local OTIS service: http://www.otispregnancy.org/find-a-tis-p135707

Parent Resources

  • The Parent Technical Assistance Center Network provides a list of the Parent Training and Information Centers in each state. These centers are funded by the United States Department of Education to provide early intervention and special education information and training to parents of children with disabilities from birth to age 26. Click on the link to find the Parent Center in your state.