Adolescence (age 7-12) Discussions (7)

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As things progress...

Hi there. My son is 9 1/2 years old and we are definitely seeing a progression. Stairs are becoming more and more difficult. Getting up fro…

Started by Nicole Fry

27 Jul 27, 2017
Reply by Kristin Linke

Is this quick decline normal?

My 10 year old is definitely in the transitional stage.  He started using a mobility scooter in January.  At first he had so much more ener…

Started by Cathy Johnson

4 May 12, 2016
Reply by Dawn Dillon

Reply to quick decline

Hi Cathy - my sons are 10 & 8 - I haven't seen any rapid decline like you are describing. I am so sorry!

Started by Katie

0 May 10, 2016

Talking to younger siblings about DMD

       I have a 11 yr old son with DMD and he is no longer walking, my 5 yr old is starting to ask why his brother can't walk. Does anyone…

Started by Vanessa Harpole

1 Jul 15, 2015
Reply by Leresa

Instant Messenger/iChat

I was just thinking...are any of your sons doing the iChat or AOL instant messenger thing yet? Brady is just beginning to show an interest…

Started by Patty Sherman

3 Nov 22, 2009
Reply by The Gorton Family

DMD Parent Fights Back

Hello All, Next week I will be attending my second PPMD conference in Philadelphia, but this year will be different for me. My 7 year-old…

Started by Garrett Rodes,

0 Jul 9, 2008

Flowing Little Hormones

So we were at a wedding last night with our boys, and our youngest had a hell of a good time running and playing chase with the other boys.…

Started by Paul Cliff

0 Jun 8, 2008


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