Premier Development and the AZ Families of SMA
We are very proud to support the Arizona Chapter Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy thru the SMA special events and Golf Classics!
What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a group of inherited and sometimes fatal disease that destroy the nerves controlling voluntary movement such as crawling, walking, head and neck control, as well as swallowing.
Here are some SMA Facts:
- SMA is the number 1 killer of children under the age of 2
- 1 in every 6000 live births are affected with SMA
- 1 in every 40 people are carriers of the SMA gene
- SMA has no age or ethnic preference
Visit the Arizona Chapter SMA at the National Organization Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy to see what FSMA is doing to help find a treatment and cure for SMA.
The Arizona Families joined the national organization of FSMA in 1997 and formed the Arizona Chapter with the hopes to raise awareness and funds to help find a treatment or cure for SMA. Families of SMA is a 100% volunteer, non-profit organization, all proceeds are used to fund research for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. The AZ Chapter and Premier Development AZ welcomes your support as well.