Each day these freedoms are taken away from kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases that weaken muscle strength and limit mobility. Together we can change that.
MDA is funding
more than 150 current research projects in 11 countries
Kids and adults make
visits to MDA Care Centers each year
More than 3,800 kids receive their “best week of the year” at MDA Summer Camp, free of charge
You’ve helped make
this progress and more possible
Led by MDA families living with muscular dystrophy and ALS, we’ve challenged you to defy daily limitations and live life to the fullest — and we’re doing the same. We have big plans to advance research, improve day-to-day care and ensure the best quality of life for our community.
MDA Summer Camp is often described as the “best week of the year” for campers. But those are just words — to truly appreciate the magic, the community, the joy of MDA Summer Camp, you have to go there in person.
Tracking down accessible accommodations doesn’t have to be complicated — if you know where to look and how to book
Born with a rare type of congenital myopathy, Tira is now mom to three healthy children: 5-year-old Tacari, 10-year-old Jaiden and 14-year-old Nylah.
Jimmy Valdes had a lot of things going for him: a good job, family and friends who loved and cared for him, and an optimistic outlook on life.
A passionate ATV rider and supportive big brother, 14-year old Devin Argall is defying the odds at every turn. The Wisconsin State Goodwill Ambassador was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) at the age of two, and doctors told him he would likely need a wheelchair by 10 years old.
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