Marion Schmidt will be giving a talk, “From Preventing Defect to Serving a Disadvantaged Minority: Genetic Counseling for Deaf People,” at the Berlin Charité Institute of the History of Medicine and Ethics in Medicine on February 2, as part of the workshop, “The Establishment of Genetic Counseling in the Second Half of the 20th Century.” The international workshop, held Feb. 2-3, will analyze global, national, and local factors that influenced the establishment of genetic counseling and shaped its further development.