Quest Vol. 20, No. 3

July 1, 2013 - September 30, 2013

Cover Story

The answer is a resounding 'maybe'

Ever wonder if your child with a neuromuscular disease would do better in a different learning environment, but don’t know what else is out there? One option may be a charter school — or maybe not.

Charter schools are public schools

Features

Entering your vehicle easily and getting seated safely
A father’s vision for helping his son with DMD deal with depression has grown into a popular restaurant and training ground for people with disabilities
The conference provided opportunities for information-sharing and collaboration among scientific professionals from many disciplines
The two-hour MDA Show of Strength Telethon will air on ABC stations across the nation in prime time on Sunday, Sept. 1
It will take time, organization and persistence, but in the end, chances are good the bill will get paid
To celebrate our 20th anniversary, MDA’s Quest magazine is highlighting 'oldies but goodies' that cover a number of topics
Insights from pediatric neurologist Carsten Bönnemann

Departments

In Focus

Research Updates

Quest Extra

Ramps are expensive but worth it for the independence and safety they provide, says a man who details his experiences with having a ramp built for his wife
'Monkey helpers' perform daily tasks that allow people with disabilities to maintain their independence