Posts in:August, 2015

August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

Posted August 7, 2015 by Premier Disability Services, LLC® August is national spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) awareness month. This is the leading generic cause of death in babies under the age of two. Individuals suffering from SMA have difficulties with basic activities such as breathing and swallowing. It is important to spread awareness of this devastating disease and try to find a cure for a condition that affects approximately 1 in 10,000 babies.