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Judith - Interview 12

Judith was diagnosed with Progressive Muscular Atrophy form of MND two years ago, after consulting two neurologists. Now she uses a wheelchair and mobility scooter.

  • Background

    Judith is a retired English teacher, married with 2 adult children. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 58
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Roland - Interview 17

    Roland was diagnosed 7 years ago (1999) with Progressive Muscular Atrophy (PMA) form of MND. His hand muscles are affected but not his speech.

  • Background

    Roland is a computer consultant, living with partner, with two children in their twenties. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 57
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Jim - Interview 18

    Jim was diagnosed 2 years ago (2005) with Progressive Muscular Atrophy (PMA) form of MND. His legs and arms are affected but not speech.

  • Background

    Jim is a former teacher, married with 1son, aged 15. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 45
  • Sex/Gender Male
  • Speedy' - Interview 19

    Speedy' was diagnosed with primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) nearly 2 years ago (in 2005) after 2 years of increasing leg weakness. She now uses a wheelchair and a hand-operated car.

  • Background

    Speedy’ is a full-time mother, single with 1 son aged 13. Ethnic background/nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 53
  • Sex/Gender Female