Volunteering

posted on April 1, 2013 - 9:07am
Camp's a-coming! Take a peek. It’s just around the corner … “the best week of the year!” Also known as MDA summer camp, children ages 6 to 17 who are registered with MDA can attend camp at no cost to their families. Nearly 80 accessible camp sessions across the country are supported by MDA, offering a wide variety of activities, which may include fishing, archery, horseback riding, adapted sports...

Job hunting for the college graduate with a disability

posted on May 1, 2004 - 4:06pm
You've just rolled across the stage, with your college diploma in hand. A huge weight has been lifted from your shoulders, but before you get too comfortable, you need to face the reality of finding a job and the added stress of finding one when you have a disability. Don't make the mistake of thinking that a college education guarantees you a job in your desired field. But, though the search may...
posted on July 1, 2003 - 12:49pm
Money can't buy love, but it can buy a van with a lift and a remodeled bathroom. Money is the root of all evil and of all wheelchair ramps. Money can't buy good health but poor health is easier to take when you've got money. So where is all the money? Alas, this story doesn't contain the complete answer. But it does offer a variety of ways and places to look for little pots of gold.

Men with Duchenne MD find independence within their reach

posted on October 1, 2002 - 11:33am
Recently, the dad of a young boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) was trying to explain to a child psychologist about certain educational choices his son needed to make in order to be well prepared for adulthood.