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Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc.
Mid Western Executive Park
7 Skyline Drive, 2nd Floor
Hawthorne, New York 10532
Contact Person: Gloria English
Phone Number: (845) 345-5062
Fax Number: (845) 345-5845
Email:
Web address: http://www.mdausa.org/
Number of Yrs in Service: 56 years
Mission
Statement:

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is a voluntary health agency - a dedicated partnership between scientist and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans.
MDA combats neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, compressive medical and community services, and far reaching professional and public health education.

 

 Disabilities Served:

Hearing Impaired   Visually Impaired  
Emotional / Psychiatric   Traumatic Brain Injured  
Developmental Disabilities   Physical Disabilities x
Learning Disabilities   Autism  
Medically Fragile x  
Other Disabilities: Anyone with a Muscular Dystrophy
 


Ages Served:

0 to 5 x 22 to 65 x
6 to 21 x 65 and over x


Recreation Services Provided:

Arts   Team Sports  
Biking    Tennis  
Camps x Theater  
Dance   Videography  
Horseback Riding   Wheelchair Sports  
Martial Arts   Writing  
Music   Yoga  
Social   Swimming  
Other Recreation:  Camp for children 6 to 21 years old (1 week) with Muscular Dystrophy
 


Education Services Provided:

Early Intervention   High School  
Pre-School   Post Secondary  
Elementary/Middle School   Pre-Vocational  
Professional   Assessments  
Other Education:

 


Transportation Services Provided:

Public   Travel Training  
Private x    
Other Transportation: To MDA appointments only (4 per year)

 


Housing Services Provided:

Group Homes   Supported Apartments  
Respite      
Other Housing:

 


Legal / Support / Advocacy Services Provided:

Guardianship   Assessments  
Pooled Trusts   Disability Rights Advocacy  
Supplemental Needs Trust   Disability Support Groups  
School Advocacy   Sexuality Awareness Counseling  
Other Legal / Support / Advocacy Services:
 
 


Medical Services Services Provided:

Clinical Services x Nutrition Counseling  
Dental   Psychiatric Psychological Services  
Adaptive Technology   Speech Therapy x
Occupational Therapy x Physical Therapy x
Other Medical Services:  Therapy evaluations only, plus clinic visits
 


Vocational Services Services Provided:

Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation   Sheltered Employment  
Vocational Training   Supported Employment  
Pre-Vocational Training   Competitive Employment  
Vocational Counseling      
Other Vocational Services:
 
 
                   Community Day Services Provided:
Day Habilitation   Drop In Centers  
Day Treatments   Psychosocial  
    Pre Employment  
    Supported Education