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MDI DESIGN-A-CARD FOR CHRISTMAS 2020

September 23rd, 2020

As we start to look towards the end of what has been a very strange and often difficult 2020, the festive season is a time we often take to reflect back on the year and spend time with friends and family.

MDI Christmas Cards has been a regular Fundraising Campaign for many years now, with members sending our cards to those they care about, sharing in the seasonal spirit. This year, we hope this tradition will continue but we want to make it a little more special by showing the spirit of MDI and our members in the cards that we send.
With this in mind, we want to invite MDI members of all ages to ‘Design-A-Card’ for Christmas 2020, and share with us the Drawings, Photos or Designs that you would like to see on our 2020 Christmas Cards.
Up to six designs will be chosen from four age categories; 0-5 years, 6-12 years, 13-17 years and 18+. The designs will be selected by artist James McLoughlin.
To submit a card design, or if you want any more info, email patrick@mdi.ie

Please send us your entries by Wednesday 7th October, the chosen designs will be announced on Wednesday 14th October.

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Categories: Events

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

2. Myotonic Disorders

  • Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Myotonia
  • Myotonic Dystrophy

3. Congenital Myopathies

  • Central Core 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 Myositides

  • 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

  • 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

12. Other (Please Specify)

13. Unspecified