Update (June 22, 2012) — The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (AVCO) announced today that, with the help of 250 volunteer board-certified veterinary ophthalmologists, nearly 5,000 service animals were examined in the May 2012 event. Guide dogs, handicapped assistance dogs, detection dogs, search-and-rescue dogs and other service animals, including horses and a donkey, received free exams. ACVO plans to hold the event again in 2013.
The 2012 MDA Clinical Conference, held in Las Vegas March 4 -7, gave more than 500 attendees an opportunity to learn from top experts about the latest advances in diagnosis, medical management and emerging therapies for neuromuscular diseases.
Current trends and practices in the treatment of neuromuscular disease, and exciting new therapeutic developments will be the focus of MDA’s 2012 Clinical Conference March 4-7, at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas.
If you have limited movement, how do you make the first move on a date? Is it OK to bring a personal care attendant on a date? At what point would you let a "significant other" provide personal care for you?
Our journey with muscle disease began just a few days after we celebrated Reagan’s first birthday. Despite the feelings of loss and uncertainty that came along with hearing that our daughter has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), we were determined to make sure Reagan has the happiest, brightest and healthiest future possible. And that is when we were so fortunate to become part of the MDA community.
TSA is the arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and is best known for its uniformed officers who staff security checkpoints at airports and inspect travelers, their baggage and credentials.