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2020 World Duchenne Awareness Day Theme Announced

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6 June 2020

World Duchenne Awareness Day is held each year on the 7th of September (7/9) to represent the 79 exons in the dystrophin gene.

This year the theme is Duchenne and The Brain.  The impact of Duchenne is physical most obvious, however, learning and behavioural difficulties such as ADD, ADHD, OCD, ODD and autism can also present.

To learn more: https://www.worldduchenneday.org/2020-duchenne-and-the-brain/