• Muscular dystrophy

    This topic has information for parents about muscular dystrophy.

     

    Muscular Dystrophy Association

    www.mdausa.org

    MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.

     

    Muscular Dystrophy Family Fund

    www.mdff.org

    Through the life services of Advocacy, Education and Consultation, Muscular Dystrophy Family Fund enhances and strengthens the lives of individuals with neuromuscular diseases and to provide, or direct their families to, valuable resources in helping their clients become successful contributors to the community.

     

    NINDS Muscular dystrophy information

    www.ninds.nih.gov/health_and_medical/disorders/md.htm

    The mission of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is to reduce the burden of neurological disease - a burden borne by every age group, by every segment of society, by people all over the world.