Accessibility and Disability Issues (247)

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hoyer lift , stander, and hospital bed advice

hi there. so austin is 11 and we are finding the need for a lift, as well as a bed that can sit him up and lower for him to transfer to his…

Started by jennLatest Reply

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Experience of living with DMD

Hi, My name is Averill and I am training to become an Occupational Therapist. I wa wondering if I could ask you guys about your experience…

Started by Averill Finn

0 Nov 8, 2019

foldable elecrtic wheel chair

can anyone tell me which type of electric wheelchair is a good one for my 12 years old child. i need a light one which can be folded easily…

Started by ahmed Sayed Abdel Gawad

3 Feb 23, 2019
Reply by Shawn

anyone 20 years or older with DMD still walking?

im 20 years old and still walking yes i do have DMD... i was just wondering is there anyone else my age still walking?

Started by Dakota Ferrazzi

16 Jul 4, 2018
Reply by Sai Chand. Gurujala

Adaptive Fishing Gear?

ISO adaptive fishing gear. We don't fish a lot, but we have a trip planned in March to include a day on the water. My DMD son loves to fish…

Started by Michele

2 Mar 9, 2018
Reply by David

When should we think about getting a chair lift

Our son is 7 and 1/2 and still gets up the stairs pretty good, just wondering what other families do when should we start thinking about ge…

Started by marie noblett

2 Mar 8, 2018
Reply by marie noblett

Driving Modifications for Handicapped Accessible

If your van has been modified for driving for our son, I would be interested in speaking with you to identify the agency or company or cert…

Started by Michael Piacentino

0 Sep 4, 2017

Need special needs stroller

Hi , Our son Was diagnosed with duchenne muscular dystrophy around 5 years of age. Now he is 12 years old. We are struggling with our insur…

Started by sulthana shaik

0 Jul 16, 2017

Electronic wheelchair

Hi, I am the parent of a 16 year old suffering from DMD.I need to buy an electronic wheelchair for better mobility for my son.Can anyone su…

Started by Sampreet

0 Feb 11, 2017

Where do adult DMD guys live independently??????

I live in SE Michigan.and my step-son would like to live on his own. There is pretty much no housing for him except maybe a group home with…

Started by Ann Dillon

3 Jan 9, 2017
Reply by Angela

Now I understand why social isolation is so prominent

Social isolation is starting to become more and more real to me. When A simple task turns into a trial. The little things like going to the…

Started by Leresa

1 Dec 29, 2016
Reply by Conrad Klahn


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