Advocates

Refusing to be defined by his ALS, former NFL player Steve Gleason lives a life rich with purpose

posted on April 1, 2014 - 9:29am
In his eight-year NFL career as a safety and special teams standout for the New Orleans Saints, Steve Gleason never had the opportunity to play in a Super Bowl. Though Gleason’s not the type to live with regrets, watching his former team win it all in 2009 — just two years removed from his retirement — must have been bittersweet. But this year, during an otherwise lackluster game, Steve Gleason...

MDA’s Advocacy program is active in many areas

posted on March 26, 2009 - 9:00pm
Palliative care for kids, transition services for young adults, and genetic discrimination are just some of the projects being worked on by MDA’s Advocacy program, under the energetic direction of MDA Vice President Annie Kennedy. Following are some highlights of these projects. Palliative care in pediatrics
posted on January 1, 2009 - 3:55pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
Find resources for standers and standing aids, as well as help with income tax preparation.
posted on January 1, 2009 - 3:43pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
Ms. Wheelchair Michigan spreads message of self-advocacy and inclusion

2009 ushers in role changes for MDA's Dynamic Duo

posted on January 1, 2009 - 2:43pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 1
Upon first seeing Billy Gilman and Luke Christie together, it’s impossible not to notice their special brand of camaraderie. They ham it up, casting one-liners off each others’ remarks, their rapport and comedic timing guaranteed to get a laugh. Through their work for MDA, they’ve formed a bond of friendship, and more. In so many ways, they both enthuse, they’re like brothers.

Looking through the chaff to find the wheat

posted on November 1, 2008 - 10:47am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 6

Recipient of MDA’s top award shares strategies for personal success

posted on November 1, 2008 - 9:32am
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 6
Tom and Tina Bush have learned how to manage disability together. “If I dress well, look well, it’s a result of Tina’s help,” Tom says. “She has been my support, and she’s also my quality of life.”
posted on September 1, 2008 - 2:24pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 5
He’s at the Helm of Pro Sports Video Jeff Bingham is the man behind the scenes in more televised sports events than most people realize.