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MDA Virtual Learning: Navigating Challenging Behaviors in Children with NMD

Thursday, May 2nd 2024
Event Time: 4:00pm EST
Live, Virtual Event

This MDA webinar will:

  • Provide an overview of possible behavior challenges seen in children with neuromuscular disease, including those with dual diagnoses (i.e., muscular dystrophy and autism or ADHD).
  • Offer positive behavior support strategies that parents/caregivers can implement to manage challenging behaviors.
  • Share resources including when and how to seek additional supports and services.

Watch On-Demand

The featured presenter of this webinar is Heidi Light-Giglio, M.Ed., BCBA

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Heidi Light-Giglio, M.Ed., BCBA

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during the live Q&A.

There is no cost to members of the MDA community or healthcare providers to attend the event, however registration is required. Members of the biopharma industry interested in sponsoring or attending should contact the MDA Healthcare Partnerships team at For all other questions, please reach out to

Unable to attend on May 2nd? This webinar will be recorded for on-demand viewing. Please continue with registering even if you cannot attend to ensure you receive an email with the link to the recording. The recording will be available approximately 3-4 weeks after the live program.

If you have questions about this webinar or other Community Education programs, please reach out to the MDA Resource Center at 1-833-ASK-MDA1 (275-6321) or