Professional Development


The GGC’s Division of Education is available to coordinate and conduct workshops at your school, district, or work location.

Workshops and conferences are full day or half-day events, emphasizing genetic content and developed to the needs of your group.

Contact Leta Tribble, PhD at lmt@ggc.org or (864) 943-4170 for more information or to schedule a workshop or conference.

Meet Makayla Gunn

Meet Makayla Gunn

Makayla was diagnosed with Rett Syndrome in April of 2015 at the age of two.   At about 18 months, we noticed she had started some repetitive hand motions, and her pediatrician was a little concerned that she did not have many words.  She had learned some sign language, and was saying ‘mama’ and ‘dada’, but that was it.  Then she suddenly stopped all of that.  At her 2 year old check-up, the pediatrician referred us to BabyNet, ...

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