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Documentary filmmaker Gareth Burghes first heard of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) through his father’s work as a geneticist. He soon became aware of ongoing clinical trials that were studying a breakthrough ... Read more
In this HuffPost video, artist Dwayne Szot shares his amazing painting invention. Szot wanted children with disabilities to experience the joys of art but knew that many could not hold pens ... Read more
In this Fight SMA video, Dr. Nanci Yuan talks about the role of cough-assist machines in the treatment of children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). She explains that the cough-assist machine is used ... Read more
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) or speech-language therapists (SLTs) do much more than help people with speech problems such as stuttering or mispronouncing words. For children and adults with neuromuscular disorders like spinal ... Read more
The following videos show how people living with muscular dystrophy (MD) and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) can smash the stereotypes associated with having a disability, and lead rich and full lives. ... Read more