Kennedy's Disease Association

A Public Benefit, Non-Profit Organization

"As a mother with a son who has KD, I appreciate those of you who are so dedicated to informing the public of this rare and difficult disease."


Kennedy’s Disease (spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy) is an adult-onset “X” linked inherited disease with symptoms usually beginning to appear between the ages of 30 and 50.

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The Kennedy’s Disease Association has worked to educate others about this lesser-known disease and to support clinical research efforts.

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It takes an enormous amount of money to fund research…more than any of us can afford alone, but together, we are capable of great accomplishments.

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It is passed on from generation to generation in families worldwide. Males generally inherit the disease symptoms and females are the carriers.

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Register Now!  For the 2017 KDA Conference, November 8-10 at the Holiday Inn in Old Town, Alexandria, VA. For information, click hereTo Register, click hereTo view the meeting's agenda, click here.


  •  7th Annual KD Golf Scramble. Saturday, September 30, 2017. Magnolia, TX

    Register Now or to Donate to help us find a cure, click here.




    If you are in need of a wheelchair. A KD family is donating a Invacare Sure Pronto M51 blue with gray seat wheelchair. The battery still seems to be holding a charge, and the weight capacity is 300lbs.  Chair can't be shipped and must be picked up in Albion, MI. For more information and photos, contact board member This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by clicking This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..