Spinal Muscular Atrophy

(credit: HopeForSMA.org)

OC Woman, Her Mom Start Organization To Battle Child-Killing Illness

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the number one genetic killer of children and infants.


Skyers Ruplingher is battling Type 2 Spinal Muscular Atrophy with a fighting spirit.

MDA Helps Boy Battling Debilitating Disease

A Southland boy is battling a debilitating disease with a fighting spirit. At the age of three, Skyers Ruplinger was diagnosed with Type 2 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) after countless doctors’ visits and tests.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2010