Social Integration and Support Services

Our Role is to Support

Our Role is to Support

Our role is to support people affected by Muscular Dystrophy and their families by; *Offering comprehensive medical information and regular news updates. *Providing referrals to neurologists and professional counsellors. *Putting them in contact with specialised health services. *Assisting with specialised disability equipment . *Facilitating contact to support groups and emotional support Integration into mainstream society.

Our role is to raise awareness about services rendered by The Muscular Dystrophy Foundation of South Africa and muscular dystrophy as a whole to dispel the lack of knowledge, mythologies and stigma. Awareness promotion is an important aspect of the foundation. September is the Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month.

Through newsletters and the website members and the general public are kept informed of all activities and receive research updates, nationally and internationally. We also support the execution of local research where needed.