These little patients are not alone

by Marta Castellani - 2011.04.13
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Children suffering from muscular dystrophy are increasingly marginalized and alone in school. To help the process of integration is required to ensure close collaboration between the institutions and families. For this was born the project "School - Family Dystrophy Network”, sponsored by Parent Project, with the intention of creating true educational guidelines for the integrating of this special patient group.

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