Webinar on spinal muscular atrophy (paediatrics) – MDUK – on 8 Dec

Join Muscular Dystrophy UK for their Muscles Matter 2022 seminar on spinal muscular atrophy (paediatrics) on Thursday 8 December 10am – 12pm. It will cover the latest research into as well as information and advice on living well. Speakers will include Professor Laurent Servais MD, PhD who is Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Disease at the […]

Webinar on Duchenne MD (adults) with MDUK on 5 Dec

Join Muscular Dystrophy UK for their upcoming Muscles Matter 2022 online seminar on Duchenne muscular dystrophy (adults) which will take place on Monday 5 December 2022 from 10am to 12pm. Speakers will include Professor Ros Quinlivan, Professor of Neuromuscular Disease, from UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. The session will cover the Adult North Star Network, and […]

Better Options – Online Education Event for Secondary School Students with Disabilities and Adults Returning to Education

What: Free 1 day online event for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties, and adults with disabilities, exploring post-secondary school options in education. Available to: Adults returning to education or students with disabilities considering their post Leaving Cert educational options, parents and guidance counsellors in the Republic of Ireland. When: Better Options 2022 will take place online […]

AGM-2022

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland Annual General Meeting Saturday 24 September 2022 12.30pm Muscular Dystrophy of Ireland Company Limited by Guarantee will hold its 2022 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) on Saturday, 24 September 2022 at 12.30pm at the registered office of the Company at 75 Lucan Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20, D20 DR77 and, for members using Zoom […]

Building the Future careers event on 31 August

GetAHEAD are delighted to bring you their free annual careers event for students and graduates with disabilities, Building the Future, on Wednesday 31 August. For the first time ever, Building the Future will be a hybrid event, which means you can choose to attend the event in person or online. The programme includes mock interviews, […]

Seminar on managing fatigue – 15 July 2022

Join Muscular Dystrophy UK for their Muscles Matter 2022 seminar on fatigue on Friday 15 July 1.30pm-3pm. Hear from different health professionals about factors that impact fatigue in neuromuscular conditions. Hear from a person with a neuromuscular condition about how she has learnt to adapt to living with fatigue. Have an opportunity to ask the […]

1. Muscular Dystrophies

  • Becker muscular dystrophy
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Manifesting carrier of Duchenne
  • Congenital muscular dystrophy
  •     •  General
  •     •  MDC1A (merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy)
  •     •  Rigid spine syndrome (RSS)
  •     •  Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophies
  •     •  Bethlem myopathy
  • Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
  • Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
  • Limb-girdle types of muscular dystrophy (LGMD)
  •     •  General
  •     •  LGMD 1B (also known as Laminopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 1C (also known as Caveolinopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 2A (also known as Calpainopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 2B (also known as Dysferlinopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 2I
  • Ocular myopathies including ocularopharangeal muscular dystrophy

2. Myotonic Disorders

  • Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Myotonia
  • Myotonic Dystrophy

3. Congenital Myopathies

  • Central Core Myopathy
  • Congenital Fibre-type Disproportion Myopathy
  • Minicore (Multicore) myopathy
  • Myotubular or Centronuclear myopathy
  • Nemaline myopathy

4. Mitochondrial Myopathies

  • Mitochondrial Myopathies

5. Metabolic Disorders

  • Metabolic disorders (general)
  • McArdle’s Disease
  • Pompe’s Disease

6. Periodic Paralyses

  • Periodic Paralyses

7. Autoimmune Myositis

  • Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis and Sarcoid myopathy
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Inclusion body myositis

8. Spinal Muscular Atrophies

  • Severe (Type I)
  • Intermediate (Type II)
  • Mild (Type III)
  • Adult spinal muscular atrophy

9. Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies

  • (Also known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth or Peroneal muscular atrophy)

10. Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

  • Congenital myasthenic syndromes
  • Myasthenia Gravis

11. Friedreich’s Ataxia

  • Friedreich’s Ataxia

12. Other (Please Specify)

13. Unspecified