Meet Ayden Watts and his team of 'wall crawlers'
Six-year-old Ayden Watts, who was diagnosed with Becker muscular dystrophy at age 2, loves Spider-Man.
How unique advances are helping popularize the trend of accessible video gaming
The World Health Organization estimates that at least 10 percent (roughly 700 million) of the world’s population is affected by a disability, while the Entertainment Software Association reports 500 million people play video games for at least an hour a day. The extent to which these two groups overlap on a global scale is unknown — but it’s likely more than you think.
In this college-admissions essay, Harvard-bound Caroline Zheng shares how MDA summer camp gave her confidence
"Scientists have been trying to find it for hundreds of years, pouring tons of money into research, and to this day they don't have a theory. The elements found in a human being is all junk that you can buy in any market with a child's allowance. Humans are pretty cheaply made," begins a passage from Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist series. I learned this fact the hard way in...
News and updates from the MDA community
Uniting Today for A Better Tomorrow: Building on the telethon’s rich history to achieve new ways to reach and connect families
Research and clinical trial updates
MDA welcomes a neurological disease expert to the family
Feedback from Quest readers and the MDA community
Editor’s note: MDA’s announcement that it will no longer host an annual telethon in favor of channeling resources into other ways to raise funds and awareness for its families year-round has sparked many comments on Facebook. For more on this topic, see Uniting Today for a Better Tomorrow in Access MDA.