Beginning the Duchenne Journey 

From FUTURES 2023


  • Coping as a Caregiver
  • Communicating Duchenne to your child/family
  • ​Preparing for a bright future: play, communicate, and appropriate exercise
  • Neurological concerns
  • Introducing Stretching and Equipment
  • Role of Social Work
  • Duchenne’s Impact on Nutritional Health and Habits

Kayla Richards, LMSW

Social Worker

UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children's

Doug Levine, PT

CureDuchenne Certified Physical Therapist


Leslie Porter

Family, Duchenne Advocate

Family, Duchenne Advocate

Diana Castro, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

University of Texas Southwestern

Kindann Fawcett, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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