Support Services

Muscular Dystrophy Australia is here to help you wherever you live

Muscular Dystrophy Australia is here to help people across Australia. We have expertise in Duchenne, Becker, SMA, FSHD, LGMD and 55 other Muscular Dystrophies and Neuromuscular Disorders.  Our Client Services team offers client support, including: referrals, information, whether it is disorder specific, equipment, medical or Allied Health provider support. We can also help you with [...]

MDA’s $1,000,000 Making a Difference

MDA Support of “Muscle Clinic” at RCH exceeds $1,000,000 creating world’s first dedicated multi-disciplinary Clinic Sometimes we need a reminder to realise just how far Muscular Dystrophy Australia’s support of the MD Community extends. The relationship between the MDA and RCH goes back some 26 years, when MDA was funding a dedicated MD Social Worker [...]

NDIS – implementation will create a new landscape

All great changes are preceded by uncertainty With the roll-out of the NDIS, the service delivery landscape in the disability sector will forever change in Australia. For some, this change will bring a certainty in the sourcing of support services while for others it will raise unrealistic expectations of what the NDIS will provide to [...]

Annual Christmas Party 2008

Annual Christmas Party 2008 Despite the rain that only Melbourne could provide in December, MDA enthusiastically hosted its annual Christmas Party for the MD Community. This year was in a wonderful (and dry!) pavilion at the legendary Moonee Valley Racing Club. With special visits from Santa and his elves, as well as a couple of [...]

Orchestra Victoria & NGV International 2008

Marvelous Music for Muscular Dystrophy MDA partners with Orchestra Victoria, NGV International for the staging of the our 2008 event. The Great Hall, NGV International saw a capacity crowd exceeding 500 people attend the launch of MD Awareness Month at a free concert. Australian soprano Emma Matthews joined Orchestra Victoria in a special performance of [...]