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  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Becker muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that gradually makes the body's muscles weaker and smaller. It causes less severe problems than the most common type of MD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common form of muscular dystrophy. It gradually makes the body's muscles weaker.

  • Muscular Dystrophy for Parents


    Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.

  • Muscular Dystrophy Special Needs Factsheet for Educators


    What teachers should know about muscular dystrophy, and how to help students with MD do their best in school.

  • EMG (Electromyogram) for Parents


    Is your child scheduled to have an EMG? Find out how this test is performed and when you can expect the results.

  • Bones & Muscles for Parents


    Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.

  • Bones, Muscles & Joints for Kids for Kids


    "The thigh bone's connected to knee bone . . ." You may know the words to the song, but muscles and joints are also in between those bones. Find out all bones, muscles, and joints in these articles just for kids.

  • Wheelchairs for Kids


    Wheelchairs are a way for some people to be independent, despite illnesses or injuries. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Bones, Muscles & Joints for Teens


    This section has information on conditions like scoliosis and injuries like ACL tears and broken bones.

  • Limited Mobility Special Needs Factsheet for Educators


    What teachers should know about students with limited mobility, and how teachers can help them in the classroom.