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  1. Muscular Dystrophy

  2. What is Muscular Dystrophy? • Muscular dystrophy is a group of inherited disorders that involve muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue, which get worse over time.

  3. How does it affect the hands?

  4. What kind of adaptive technology can be used?

  5. Images & Information Courtesy Of: • (You can remove this slide, Danilo, I just wanted to make sure you had the websites that I got the pictures and my information off of for citation purposes.) • Duchennemuscular dystrophy symptoms.Retrieved from http://www.thirdage.com/hc/c/duchenne-muscular-dystrophy-symptoms • Muscular dystrophy - pubmed health. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002172/ • ipad stylus - purchase or macgyverit? -- ots with apps. Retrieved from http://otswithapps.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/ipad-stylus-purchase-or-macgyver-it/ • Webaim: Motor disabilities - types of motor disabilities. Retrieved from http://webaim.org/articles/motor/motordisabilities

  6. Learning Activity • For the learning activity, please go to this website: • http://uk.ettad.eu/case-studies/ict-e-learning-activities-and-manual-dexterity-difficulties • After reading the article, think about these questions: • Have you had experiences similar to Jane’s? • How would it make you feel if you were in Jane’s situation? • If you, as a librarian, couldn’t afford to buy adaptive equipment to help people like Jane, what else could you do?