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Suggestions on an electronic scooter

We have 3 sons with DMD.  They are currently using strollers/push chairs for long walks, but when I'm alone it is hard to push them all.  O…

Started by Betty VertinLatest Reply

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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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

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
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

Bathroom help at school

My son with DMD is 10 and is now in a power chair full time. He is having a hard time balancing when we stand him up to take a step or two…

Started by Kelly Jacoby

3 Dec 23, 2016
Reply by Gretchen McPherson

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

1 Dec 16, 2016
Reply by Andrea Cleary

Deducting Accessable Remodel from taxes

Greetings,   we are about to begin an accessable remodel to our first floor.  The IRS allows for deduction of all remodel for accessability…

Started by Jim

2 Oct 8, 2016
Reply by Prakash

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

13 Aug 4, 2016
Reply by Bernardo A. Iriberri

Permobil F3 vs AmySystems

I am in the process of getting a new chair and wanted to know what peoples' experiences have been with the Permobil F3 or the AmySystems an…

Started by Tayjus Surampudi

0 Jul 24, 2016

Foldable Electric Wheelchair travel in Italy

We are taking a trip to italy in a month and trying to decide if we should take our sons power chair or manual chair. Recently I saw a "fol…

Started by Art

1 Jul 4, 2016
Reply by Archana

Suggestions for power wheelchair

Dear All, Please kindly help with some ideas /advises .My son is almost 12 , and he is getting weaker and weaker every day. For now we use…

Started by Andreea Vasiliu

2 Dec 10, 2015
Reply by Luis Cordero

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