The transformative power of eye-gaze technology for users with disabilities
Research supports the theory that, at least in some cases, blindness can heighten other senses, like hearing. So it seems somehow fitting that modern technology can enable an otherwise voiceless person to speak by leveraging — of all things — his or her own vision.
Meet Reagan Imhoff, MDA's 2014 National Goodwill Ambassador
Most people in the MDA community will recognize 8-year-old Reagan Imhoff right away from her unforgettable butterfly-themed dance performance at the 2012 MDA Show of Strength Telethon.
News and updates from the MDA community
Continuing Care and Impacting Lives: Milestone legislation requires reauthorization, MDA urges community outreach
Feedback from Quest readers and the MDA community
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The research news featured in this section is a compilation of Quest News Online and MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Online articles posted between issues of the print magazine (Nov. 14, 2013-Feb. 10, 2014).
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Fighting the good fight: Celebrating IAFF and all who help us battle muscle disease
As I meet and work with more and more people in the MDA community — families, staff, volunteers, donors and national partners — I’m amazed at the tenacity that drives our lifesaving mission. We are an army mobilized in the fight against muscle disease.