Challenge Accepted: Finding inspiration and hope in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Facing a neuromuscular disease diagnosis can be devastating, overwhelming and confusing, but empowering yourself to take charge of your care or your child's care is more important than ever
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with a neuromuscular disease for years, there is arguably one guiding principle that is most important when it comes to making decisions about your care and quality of life: You are in charge.
And with good reason.
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From MDA camp to promising drug trials, summer brings reasons to be hopeful
Can you hear it? It’s the sound of children’s laughter at nearly 80 MDA summer camps across the country. At MDA camp, thousands of kids with muscle disease discover a world where barriers don’t exist, and they meet many other kids sharing the same needs and experiences. It’s a place where kids can just be kids, as they build lifelong friendships and gain increased self-confidence.
Through their partnership with MDA, our nation’s heroic fire fighters save lives even off the clock
The year was 1954. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the White House home, a gallon of gas averaged 22 cents, and the TV show “Father Knows Best” kept Americans captivated with Hollywood’s version of the perfect family. But, as explained in a 1954 article published in The Press-Gazette (Hillsboro, Ohio), no one knew best when it came to treating the estimated 200,000 Americans diagnosed with a “strange...