DUchenne Educational Opportunities:
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Annual Conference, the largest, most comprehensive annual, international conference focused entirely on Duchenne.
*more educational Jett Foundation resources for families and children are coming soon*
Need to talk with a professional who understands Duchenne and the struggles families in our community face? Judy Counterman, M.Ed. L.M.H.C., a fellow mom of a son with Duchenne and a professional therapist specializing in individuals, couples, and siblings of special needs is available to speak with families affected by Duchenne.
Judy Counterman, M.Ed. L.M.H.C.
Individuals, Couples, and Siblings of Special Needs
Looking for a piece of medical or accessibility equipment second-hand? Check out Jett's Accessibility Consignment Store, a Facebook page dedicated to giving second-hand pieces of equipment needed in the Duchenne population a second home.
Need help purchasing a piece of medical, accessibility, or transportation equipment? Read up on the Jett Giving Fund, a direct service program run by Jett Foundation that assists families struggling to purchase equipment needs that improve Duchenne patient's everyday life.
The Darrell Gwynn Foundation exists to provide awareness, prevention, support and ultimately a cure for paralysis. The Foundation helps improve the quality of life for those already afflicted with injury or illness, by providing necessary equipment or special services.
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children provides home health (mobility and daily living) equipment to people of any age or any disability, temporary or permanent, for medically necessary and medically helpful reasons.
Variety – The Children’s Charity is dedicated to improving the lives of children, Variety’s National Mobility Program provides assistance to children with mobility concerns.
Free Wheelchair Mission works to reduce suffering by sharing the gift of mobility with the world’s disadvantaged and disabled.
The Wheelchair Foundation creates awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities and to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world who needs one, but cannot afford one.