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Mayor Ford Invited to Join Walk for Dystonia

TORONTO - Matthew Sheppard drew attention to dystonia Thursday by offering to help Mayor Rob Ford in his workout regime.

The 13-year-old who suffers from myoclonus dystonia came to City Hall with his mom Cathy and former city councillor Bill Saundercook. Together they invited Ford to take part in the Freedom to Move/Chuck’s 5 km Run/Walk for Dystonia taking place in High Park on June 3. More

Deseronto Couple Brink Attention to Dystonia at Toronto 5K Run/Walk

By Stephen Petrick/Napanee Guide, At first they noticed his eyes blinking more. Next his facial features started to sag. In time he couldn't move without staggering. Now he slurs his words when he speaks. Deseronto couple Beth Fisher and Michael Stevens say their lives have become extraordinarily more challenging ever since Stevens began showing symptoms of Dystonia about three and a half years ago. More