National Organization

Picture of the Muscular Dystrophy Canada Logo.

About Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular disorders can impact anyone at any age. While some types of muscular dystrophy are first evident in infancy or early childhood, other types may not appear until later in life.

Canadian Disability Hall of Fame display area with exhibits.

Canadian Disability Hall of Fame: Recognizing those who have opened doors for people with disabilities

The Canadian Disability Hall of Fame (CDHF) has provided permanent recognition of outstanding Canadians who have made extraordinary contributions to enriching the quality of life for people with physical disabilities. Founded by the CFPDP, this public exhibit was officially opened February 11, 1994 in Metro Hall in Toronto. 

Accessible Canada Act

With the adoption of An Act to Ensure a Barrier-free Canada (Accessible Canada Act), the Government of Canada is fulfilling its mandate promise to introduce new accessibility legislation. The Government of Canada will continue to work with persons with disabilities and the disability community, as well as with provinces and territories, towards the realization of an accessible Canada

Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability

Leads and support a diverse network of organizations to be more inclusive in their physical activity programming, policies and social and physical environments. We share best practices, connect stakeholders, and shape attitudes, values and philosophies about inclusion in communities across the country. The Alliance partners with national organizations in Canada such as the Canadian Paralympic Committee.