The Big Picture During Adulthood

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The Big Picture

There is so much valuable information to share about relationship patterns, support for and inclusion of the adult and families during the childhood phase of Duchenne. Thank you for your patience as we work diligently on completing this section.

Some of the topics we’ll discuss are:

  • Ways the lack of dystrophin can affect the adult’s senses, behaviors and learning
  • The physiological stressors that adult with Duchenne typically experience
  • Common challenges in friendships and relationships and ways to help
  • Gender identity, sexuality and dating
  • How family dynamics change, including impacts on the siblings and the parents
  • Mental health for the whole family
  • Ways to support and include the family and individual with Duchenne