high school

posted on October 1, 2009 - 3:10pm
Q: What could possibly be bad about children with neuromuscular diseases living longer life spans than has been common in the past? A: As these children become adolescents and then adults, they encounter a medical system and society that are not prepared to accommodate them.
posted on October 1, 2009 - 11:20am
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 4
Letters to Quest: A former MDA summer camper shares her memories ** Readers respond to articles about exercise, public transit, travel problems, caring touch ** Selfless fire fighters help a Virginia man ** A reader asks about overusing hand muscles while playing video games, and MDA Medical Director Valerie Cwik responds.

Even freshman orientation is more complicated for students with muscle diseases — and their parents

posted on July 1, 2009 - 2:52pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 3
Imagine 800 middle school students arriving for freshman orientation at Trabuco Hills High School in Southern California. All students are taking their first steps onto a campus four times the size of their current school, complete with swimming pool, tennis courts, a school store, vending machines and a gym with real wood flooring.