“Transitions” provides a glimpse into the difficulties presented by the complex transition between childhood and adulthood for adolescents with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
This section typically takes about 25 minutes to complete. A more detailed module structure can be found in the DMD Facilitator’s Guide.
- Understand the importance of emphasizing long-term quality of life with adolescents living with DMD
- Recognize that transition from childhood to adulthood presents similar milestones in those with DMD and those without DMD
- Identify ways that healthcare can effectively equip individuals with DMD with the skills needed to transition to independence
Planning for a Lifetime of Happiness, Not Just a Happy Childhood
Presentation by Dr. Annie Kennedy