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.
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
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?