Our Members - Their Stories

MDANZ members share their personal stories of living with a Muscular Dystrophy condition. 

Rolling through 2021

17 June 2021
Melanie Louden
Rolling through 2021

FSHD isn’t slowing Alisha Mill down. After a successful 2020 year playing boccia she has high hopes for what this year will hold.


Accepting support from family and friends is key

08 June 2021
Anonymous
Accepting support from family and friends is key

Paralympian, Tim Dempsey says living with Becker muscular dystrophy has taught him to focus on what he can do, not what he can’t.


Boxing away perceptions and challenges

18 March 2021
Melanie Louden
Boxing away perceptions and challenges

Olivia Shivas says trying something new can be scary and exciting at the same time, and there are often additional levels of nerves when you have a disability. But, she says, you should give it a go anyway.