Fundraising campaign to support Joshua's independence

THE family of a boy who often relies on a wheelchair are fundraising to create access to their garden so he can enjoy the space with his siblings.

Joshua Jessop, 10, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a genetic disorder characterised by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness.

It is caused by an absence of dystrophin, a protein that helps keep muscle cells intact, and over time he will need to increasingly use a wheelchair.

His parent, Alan and Karen...
source: The Northern Echo

2019-06-14 07:09
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