Inspirational People With Muscular Dystrophy: Robert Watson
This Muscular Dystrophy UK video is all about Robert Watson from Renfrew, Scotland. The 29-year-old was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy 23 years ago, when he was just six years old. In his spare time, Robert likes to play powerchair football and socialize with his friends at nightclubs, concerts and the cinema.
With help from Muscular Dystrophy UK, Robert has set up a campaign called “What About Us” which lobbies the government and local councils to improve facilities for people with disabilities. He talks about how frustrating it’s been to fight for the support he’s needed over the years, from basic amenities to help at university. He hopes that this campaign will improve things for others.
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