Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is a fatal genetic disorder that slowly robs young men of their muscle strength. Little Steps is a non-profit organization founded in Israel by parents of children with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. Its aim is to provide a warm framework and support to these children and their families, who have to cope with the physical and psychological difficulties caused by the disease and to find a cure for Duchenne.
We believe that a comprehensive approach is required to fight Duchenne and Becker disease and this includes:
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- Expanding the treatment options
- Being in touch with local communities
- Support for financing research of the disease
- Increasing the awareness of the disease among the public at large
We believe that this is the only approach that will lead to a world in which all children with Duchenne and Becker can be treated for the disease and enjoy a prolonged life.