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Muscular Dystrophy Campaign ( MDC )
The Main Charity in the UK have an intensive website with lots of information, Research updates etc please visit their site
This links to a fact sheet on Becker Muscular Dystrophy
Target MD is available free to Members of the charity and is published four times a year. Back issues can be found on of their website under the publications on the Information and Resources section -http://www.muscular-dystrophy.org/information_resources/publications/index.html.Target MD is available free to Members of the charity and is published four times a year.
If you wish to subscribe to Target MD please contact them by Email at email@example.com
The Adaptations Manual
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign has produced an in-depth guide for people who need to have their home adapted, and to help professionals working on home adaptations.
The Adaptions Manual and other publications can also be found at –
The Muscular Dystrophy Association in the USA
A voluntary health agency — “a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans.”
Becker Muscular Dystrophy Information pages from the MDA
These pages are highly recommended full of lots and I mean lots of information
A site with information & similar Health links
Duchenne & Becker page from this site
Other Information ( UK based) for USA links see below
A Website with information and resources for disabled people in the UK
Disability Information and Advice Line services
An article with information provided by one of our members about the Access to Work scheme in the UK which provides help to get you back to work or to help you continue in work.
DWP Department for Work and Pensions (UK only )
this link takes you to the Disabled people and carers page of the DWP
They are the Government department who are responsible for a range of benefits and services for people who are sick, disabled or carers.
Information ( USA based )
Offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability.
A site with a lots of disabilty based news, Information and links
Based in Flint, Michigan
“Unlike other organizations that are associated with Muscular Dystrophy, we do not raise any money towards a cure. There are plenty of other organizations that are doing that. Instead, MDP focuses on those who are living every day with a neuromuscular disease.”
Many other links can be found from the Links page