Parent & Guardian Resources

The Kansas Newborn Screening Program has developed information sheets for parents about each of the disorders that newborns are screened for in Kansas. The table lists each disorder, a link to the Kansas Information for Parents sheet, as well as additional information for many of the disorders. 

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance may be available for clinic services and treatments. Learn more about the Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) program.

Disorder Type



Sickle Cell Disease (SCA)
Beta Thalasemia (S/Thal)
Sickle C Disease (S/C)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Lysosomal Storage Disorders

MPS I (Hurler Syndrome)

Other Disorders

Biotinidase Deficiency (BIOT)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Congenital Hypothyroidism (HYPOTH)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Galactosemia (GALT)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD)

Amino Acid Disorders

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)

Homocystinuria (HCY)

Tyrosinemia Type I (TYR)

Argininosuccinic acidemia (ASA)

Citrullinemia (CIT)

Fatty Acid Disorders

Medium chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase deficiency (MCAD)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Very Long chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase deficiency (VLCAD)

Long Chain Hydroxy Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (LCHAD)

Trifunctional protein deficiency (TFP)

Carnitine uptake defect (CUD)

Organic Acid Disorders

Isovaleric Acidemia (IVA)

Info Sheet (PDF)

Glutaric Aciduria Type I (GA-I)

3-hydroxy-3methylglutaryl CoA lyase deficiency (HMG)

Multiple carboxylases (MCD)

Methylmalonic Acidemia/Methylmalonyl-CoA mutase (MUT)

Methylmalonic Acidemia/Vitamin B12 Disorders (Cbl A,B)

3-methylcrotonyl-CoA carboxylase deficiency (3MCC)

Propionic Acidemia (PROP)

Beta ketothiolase (BKT)

Additional Resources

  1. Brochures
  2. Online Resources