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Why I’ve never regretted putting my hands up.

Jo-ann who is currently working at Credit Suisse in the Marketing department is a long-time friend of MDAS. An encounter to work on a mini project […]

When volunteering becomes a place I find friends who are like family.

A one off collaboration between Caleb and a group of MDAS beneficiaries led to him to want to do more with his skills and spread awareness […]

How going into another “world” kept me going and achieving in life.

Jasmine Yau, an aspiring animator, was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy at the age of 2. Despite that she continues to be brave, showing us that […]

“I love you mommy!”

It is not often that we hear “I love you” from our closest family member but this is one of the way Wei Han expresses his […]

From a volunteer to an advocate

Very often the people involved at MDAS started out by providing an extra pair of hands when needed. That’s how Judy, MDAS’s Executive Director, began her […]

Love knows no boundaries. Love overcomes all challenges.

Alvin Seah, 43 years old, diagnosed in 2010 with Becker/Limb-girdle Muscular Dystrophy (inconclusive) met his wife Josephine Nguyen (32 years old) in 2013 through a mutual […]

Yo! – William

It’s exciting to be part of a community again. Diagnosed at the age of 15 with Becker Muscular Dystrophy, life came to an unexpected halt for […]

Dream Chaser – Gareth Ho

I was introduced to boccia at an MDAS event when I was in Secondary Two and played boccia recreationally. After a year, I discovered my passion. […]

Art

Art is all around us and it is important in one’s development so as to inspire as well as guide creativity, growth and appreciation. While simple […]

BizPower

BizPower is a centre-based programme that was implemented in 2007 with a mission to develop and enhance the vocational skills of our young adult members and […]

Transport

The MDAS’ wheelchair-accessible transport service is available to all members with Muscular Dystrophy to provide a safe and affordable mobility option. A highly subsidised service using […]

BRIDGE

A transitional programme to nurture and build the fundamental capacity of individuals with MD. Bridge empowers members to become ready for society and work through creating […]

Centre-based Respite

With the mission to provide relief for caregivers, MDAS Respite Care Service seeks to provide assistance in activities of daily living and nursing care to members […]

Sports – Power Soccer & Boccia

Sports is an essential programme for many members in MDAS. With sports, members are able to interact and form a deeper connection with each other through […]

Judy’s Story

As a committed staff member, Judy works tirelessly to ensure that the MDAS members are given the holistic guidance that they require. Judy believes that supporting […]

Karen’s Story

Playing dual roles of caregiver and mom is a challenging feat but Karen doesn’t let that slow her down. Filled with optimism and a zest to […]

Jolene’s Story

Our member, Jolene, is an incredibly kind, gracious and eloquent person. It’s always a pleasure to pick her brain on any topic and hear her perspectives. […]

Gareth’s Story

From the very first interaction, it is apparent that Gareth has an insatiable fire that propels him forward to achieve all his goals. Particularly for Boccia, […]

Doris’ Story

Doris, Phoebe’s mother and caregiver, especially appreciates MDAS’ unique and tailored focus it offers to caregivers. She is amazed at how they are able to both […]

Danial’s Story

When people speak with Danial for the first time, they are often left in awe by his natural ability to improve anyone’s mood through his bubbly […]

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