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Back to School Resources for Duchenne in 2023

Navigating this new 2023 school year is a challenge for anyone. But with a condition like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to contend with, it can become even more difficult. To find success while transitioning to a new school year with Duchenne, it’s important to communicate with teachers, administrators, and staff your needs.

DUCHENNE TRAVEL TIPS

DUCHENNE TRAVEL TIPS:
The Golden Rule is Plan Ahead

Contact the airline ahead of time to approve medical or mobility devices.

Request special travel assistance like checking a scooter or power wheelchair.

Coordinate local transportation and other logistics at your destination.

Research ride options and reserve or rent a wheelchair-accessible van in advance.

Road Tripping with a Wheelchair

The two-lane highway stretches to an infinite distance. It’s just you, the droning road noise and the horizon. It’s a time to think and ask yourself questions you never had […]

Road Tripping with a Wheelchair

The two-lane highway stretches to an infinite distance. It’s just you, the droning road noise and the horizon. It’s a time to think and ask yourself questions you never had […]

The Tools of The Trade in Accessible Gaming

Summer activities can often be focused on sports, waterparks, and physical activity, but that can leave out individuals with Duchenne and other physical disabilities. Accessible gaming can be another way […]