Overview of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Description

Use this module to gain a broad understanding of DMD before beginning the Vision of Hope: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy curriculum. This module typically takes around 70 minutes to complete. A more detailed module structure can be found in the DMD Facilitator’s Guide. For a sample module structure, click here.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the causes, symptoms, progression, treatment, and care for individuals with DMD.

 Overview of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Presentation by Dr. Tom Crawford

 

 Genetics of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Presentation by Dr. Lori Erby

More Information

For more information on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, we recommend the websites of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.

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