Muscular Dystrophy

Our Church Opens Minds through awareness about the variety of disabilities that affect people every day.  There is no us and them when it comes to disabilities.   All people are differently-abled and all people will experience some disability, at least once in life. A parish Opens Minds whenever it takes concrete steps to exercise God's compassion for people who are differently-abled physically, mentally or emotionally. 


Muscular Dystrophy is a group of disorders that involve muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue that worsen over time. There are  9 types of muscular dystrophies.  Please consider the tools and resources provided here for those with Muscular Dystrophy and refer to links for other specific disabilities on the left sidebar.



Muscular Dystrophy Association - rovides resources for help, hope and knowledge of this disease. Provides information about ALS.

ALS Information 

ALS Association 



Buffalo MDA - 5500 Main St. #343, Buffalo, NY 14221  Call 716-626-0035   Fax: 716-626-4229   Email:



For more assistance from the Diocesan Disability Action Team, contact Dennis Mahaney or call 716-847-8393.

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