Resources for Professionals

We hope that some of the resources and services we can offer you will be useful. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to pick up the phone (01789 267520) or email supportservices@smauk.org.uk If we can't answer directly, we'll try to signpost you to someone who can.

Information Sheets

Information Sheets

These are particularly helpful if you are new to SMA, and cover a range of information starting from 'What Is SMA?'.

The Support & Outreach Service

The Support & Outreach Service

We support families with children and young people who have SMA, adults who have SMA, and those bereaved by SMA, by email, phone, text and outreach home-visiting.

Toys & Play for Babies and Children who have SMA - A Professional's Guide

Toys & Play for Babies and Children who have SMA - A Professional's Guide

This information sheet is written for health, education and social care professionals who have no, or limited, knowledge of SMA.

Car Seats and Equipment

Car Seats and Equipment

We can share with you what has worked well for other individuals and families and tell you about possible sources of funding.

Sharing Experiences

Sharing Experiences

We can link people up with others also affected by SMA. There are various ways this can happen.

Books for Children

Books for Children

These are about the condition and are free to families. Professionals can also request a copy for their own reference.

Multisensory Toy Packs

Multisensory Toy Packs

Available free of charge in the UK, these are suitable for infants up to 12 months of age. If a child is older, we may be able to help parents / carers access other suitable toys.

Professional Training and Upskilling

Professional Training and Upskilling

We don't provide this but suggest you contact our partner Muscular Dystrophy UK to see what they can offer via their health professionals network.

Why Not Keep In Touch?

Why Not Keep In Touch?

We can let you know about all the latest news via our monthly E-newsletter which covers what's happening in the SMA Community.