SMA My Way Canada

Dear Canada’s SMA community, Navigating life with SMA can often be challenging – but also rewarding. As a community, we are always looking to lift one another up and share real stories to ensure families know they are not alone. That is why we are excited to share a recent launch of a new website…

Media Release

 First baby in Canada identified with SMA using newborn screening: given early treatment, ‘loves to move’ Dec. 2, 2020—OTTAWA— When Newborn Screening Ontario diagnosed spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in Aidan Deschamps’ bloodspot, he became the first baby in Canada identified with the genetic, neuromuscular condition through a provincial newborn screening program.   Just six days…