Case Study: Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy is commonly described as a disease that affects the nervous system that controls voluntary muscular activity. Nolan Shofner is a boy that has been affected by this disease since birth. I met him three years ago at a youth convention my church attends every year in October/November called Momentum. At Momentum we have an organization in which we support monetarily, called Speed the Light. Nolan has a passion for Speed the Light that goes deeper than most of the students in our district. Even though he is in a wheelchair and is not able to talk well or move any of his muscles, he raises the most money for the organization in the nation. He has done this by thinking of the idea of opening his own ice cream truck. With the
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