Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Taft School Logo Taft School Wordmark NEWSPAPERS USEFUL LINKS Taft Google Drive
Taft Calendar
Connecticut Libraries
HOW DO I? Request an Item the Library Doesn't Own
Add a Network Printer
Access Digital Newspapers (NY Times, Wall St. Journal, Waterbury Republican American)
Access the Papyrus
Download Audiobooks
Find and Evaluate Websites
Find Primary Sources
Use Noodletools

The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library

Accelerated Biology: Human Genetic Disorders: Home

You are a genetic counselor bringing a visual aid to help your clients understand the disease better.

This can be a pamphlet, flyer/handout, or an infographic.

Use CANVA or the Apple word processing app PAGES

Your graphic design tools

Image result for ABOUT CANVA

Online Subscription Databases (with Citation Notes)

NOTE: You may use images from any of these databases in your brochure.

They are all rights-cleared for educational use.

If you don't find useful images, see Mr. Padgett or Ms. Taylor.


Websites Recommended by Mrs. Guidotti and Ms. Frye


  • Genetic Disorders (from Learn.Genetics, Genetics Science Learning Center, University of Utah)
  • Genetics Home Reference (Especially look for the dropdowns for "Causes" and "Inheritance Pattern"; from the U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Additional Options

If you wish to learn more about genetic counselors

Citing Websites in MLA Format

MLA Works Cited: Electronic Sources (Web Publications) (From Purdue University Online Writing Lab)

You can also use NoodleTools to create your MLA style bibliography.


Please ask if you have questions!

Printing Your Brochure

You can print  yur brochure using the Library color printer, which can be accessed from each Library desktop Mac computer.

Download your brochure and save it as a PDF on the desktop.

Choose the color printer: MinC368 (it's the big copy machine to the right of recycling / trash bin)

Choose Show Details at bottom of print dialog window.

Click on Preview.

Click on Layout / Finish.

  • If your document appears in portrait layout, select Top binding.
  • If your document appears in landscape layout, select Left binding.