As DMD progresses, a variety of lifestyle adjustments and adaptive technologies can help with everyday tasks:
such as ramps, wider doorways and stairlifts, to help make moving around the house as easy as possible.1–3
such as braces, walkers, motorised scooters or wheelchairs, to go places without having to rely on others.3,4
include either more accessible and accommodating mainstream schools or special education schools.3
Ask your doctor to put you in touch with an occupational therapist. These are professionals trained to help adapt the environment and equip your child or young person with the skills to perform everyday activities
(excluding UK and Ireland)
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