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Personal Experiences of Living with SMA Type 2 and 3

Our thanks to the children, families and adults living with SMA Type 2 and 3 who have shared their many different experiences. If you have any questions, or would like to add your story, please get in touch with supportservices@smasupportuk.org.uk 

Calvert Trust Review

Calvert Trust Review

Ross, who has SMA Type 2, describes his recent trip with a group of friends to the Calvert Trust in Exmoor.

Hello From Charlie

Hello From Charlie

Charlie contacted us wanting to become more involved with SMA Support UK and offering to volunteer his services. We suggested he might like to start by sharing some of his many and varied experiences.

My Pregnancy Story

My Pregnancy Story

Georgia, who has SMA Type 2, shares her story here about becoming a mum to Lio.

Horse and carriage experience at Calvert Trust, Exmoor

Horse and carriage experience at Calvert Trust, Exmoor

Martyn and his fiancé, Kasia, recently travelled to Devon to try an accessible horse and carriage ride at Calvert Trust, Exmoor. Find out how they got on.

The Implications Of Genetic Screening?

The Implications Of Genetic Screening?

Esther Fox, artist, and Felicity Boardman, researcher, ask all of us to consider the wide ranging implications that pre-natal genetic screening would have if it were more widely available.

SMA Voices - Scholarship Fund

SMA Voices - Scholarship Fund

In 2015/16, we awarded nine grants of £1000 to students engaged in Higher or Further Education. Here, some of them tell us how they're getting on.

Mia's Thoughts and Reflections

Mia's Thoughts and Reflections

Mia watched a video talk by Stella Young. It got her thinking and prompted the 14 year old to share her own thoughts and reflections with us.

Luke's Work Experience

Luke's Work Experience

​Luke recently did a week’s work experience at a police station in Gloucester and spoke to SMA Support UK about how it went.

Living Independently

Living Independently

Joan decided to live independently when she was 42. Read her story from 2010 and see the video of how she's getting on in 2016.

Jasmine - 'Fundraising For My Wheelchair'

Jasmine - 'Fundraising For My Wheelchair'

Jasmine shares some of her experiences and discusses how she went about raising the funds for a new wheelchair.