Type 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) affects a child’s muscles and can appear early in life. Learn the signs to look for with this rare genetic disease.
If your child has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), learn more about how to be a good advocate by asking the right questions and finding the right care team.
If your child has SMA Type 3, going to school can pose additional challenges. Here’s how to best advocate for them so they can thrive.
Check out these guided exercises specifically for the weak muscles of SMA. These movements can help with mobility and stability in daily activities.
For children with SMA, assistive devices -- walkers, wheelchairs, standers, and more -- are the key to staying active. Learn which ones may help your child.
If your child has been diagnosed with SMA type 3, you may wonder how their physical abilities will change and how quickly. Here’s what to expect.
All kids want some independence. Here’s how to support your child with Type 3 spinal muscular atrophy and still give them room.
Doctors can ease the symptoms of SMA and strengthen muscles by boosting production of a specific protein. Which gene do they have their sights set on?
Learn more about assistive devices for children with SMA, find out who will be part of your care team, and test your knowledge about the condition.