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Amy Cavalier

Caregiver and Advocate for DMD
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Amy Cavalier is a Canadian mother of two sons, Kaleb and Liam, both affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Since their sons’ diagnosis in 2012, Amy and her husband¬†Josh¬†became caregivers and advocates for DMD. Amy identified the need for a platform for families in Canada to connect and share with other families affected by DMD, and created the Facebook page; Duchenne Canadian Connection in 2014.

The Cavalier family has shared their story to promote awareness and campaign for a cure, taking part in fundraising events as speakers, as well as host family. They have shared their story as part of a documentary, as well as in the media, speaking on radio and on television news.