Careers

For many individuals with neuromuscular diseases, finding a meaningful career can make for a richer, more independent life

posted on October 8, 2015 - 9:47am
Going from being a high school or college student to an independent, working adult can be challenging for almost anyone. But for individuals who live with neuromuscular diseases, the transition into the workforce can be especially overwhelming.  But young adults in the MDA community who have successfully made this employment leap agree that the rewards of meaningful work are worth the...

MDA's National Personal Achievement Award recipient spreads inspiration, motivation wherever he goes

posted on November 1, 2003 - 1:02pm
Have even a brief conversation with Nicholas A. Johnson and you're likely to come away feeling motivated, upbeat and even inspired. Nick Johnson, on the job, at BR+A Consulting And that's just the way he wants it.

Teacher receives MDA National Personal Achievement Award

posted on October 1, 2002 - 4:16pm
Amy Dunaway-Haney does not "persevere in the face of overwhelming odds." She is not "making the best of herself in spite of being dealt a lousy hand."