If your child or a family member is living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, we’re here to support you at any point on your journey, from diagnosis into adulthood. We provide information and resources and opportunities to connect with other families.
A diagnosis of DMD can be overwhelming. As a parent-led charity, we understand what you're going through.Resources for newly diagnosed
As children with DMD grow older, their needs change. We're here to help you prepare for adolescence and adulthood.Resources for transitioning to adulthood
Some young people with DMD have additional special educational needs. Find out how to get support at school and beyond.Get educational support
We are holding a new conference for the DMD community in London from 1-2 March 2024. Called New Horizons, the conference is for parents, family members and caregivers, and those working to help people with DMD.
Accidents and emergencies can be more serious for people with DMD. They will need special medical treatment and should have a documented emergency plan.
Follow our guidance to make sure you know how to respond to falls, fractures and severe illness.
Understand what the best care looks like for your child and your family, and the treatments and therapies currently available to help with the symptoms of DMD.
We're working to ensure DMD patients receive the best care, no matter where in the UK they are based.Visit the DMD Care UK site
Find out about UK clinical trials for DMD treatments on the DMD Hub - a network of trial sites.Find out about clinical trials
Find out about the current DMD treatmentsFind out about treatments
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