Cattlean, Anneli

Cattlean, Anneli
Anneli Cattelan is mother of a 21 year old son with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
She is the responsible contact person of the Swiss Muscular Dystrophy Society for affected parents since almost 15 years, has written a guideline on the daily handling of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and has achieved the introduction of the disabled pass for children in switzerland.
She is president of the association "Duchenne Switzerland" (
The association's focus is on counselling in health care, family coaching, leisure activities and financial support.
During the discussion, she talks about her experiences with the daily family situations.