Muscular Dystrophy South Australia
What does this organisation do?
Muscular Dystrophy is the name given to a group of rare neuromuscular conditions that cause progressive and irreversible weakness and wasting of the muscles. Muscular Dystrophy South Australia (MDSA) is a not for profit organisation providing support & specialised services to individuals living with neuromuscular conditions & their families/carers throughout South Australia & Northern Territory. We are a whole of life service and individualise supports to the changing needs of clients and their families. We strive to promote our clients’ overall well being & independence through provision of services including counseling, advocacy, hydrotherapy, physiotherapy, social events, speech therapy, equipment loan, camps & retreats etc. We are determined to see a world free of Muscular Dystrophy therefore we are participating in sponsoring, advocating for and promoting research into causes, cures and treatments.
People with a disability or chronic health issue
Living with a disability or long term or chronic health issue can severely affect our wellbeing through unemployment or underemployment, social isolation or exclusion and poor mental or physical health.