MMF Resources

The Muscle Movement Foundation’s resource page includes outside agencies that have granted MMF permission to share their information with our families in need. MMF is neither legally nor financially associated with any agencies listed on this page.


Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund (CICRF)

CICRF is a New Jersey state program, designed to assist families struggling with the financial responsibilities that accompany a child’s significant health problems. The program has existed for over 25 years, and has assisted hundreds of families annually.

Established by legislation in 1988, CICRF is intended to be a financial resource that can help New Jersey families, regardless of income, cope with medical expenses for their children that are not fully covered by insurance, state or federal programs, or any other resource. The Fund is designed to provide a financial safety net for families struggling with a child’s previously incurred expenses.


National Disability Institute

National Disability Institute (NDI) can provide affordable loans to help residents of New Jersey and New York City to purchase the assistive technology that best meets their needs. Examples include accessible bathrooms, modified vehicles and smart home technology.


nJ Department of Human Services, Division of Disability Services

The New Jersey Resources 2018 Directory is published by the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Disability Services (DDS). The NJ Directory is intended to be a resource identifying programs and services to individuals with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and advocates. Hard copies of the NJ Directory have been mailed to the MMF to serve as a resource for our Muscle Champions in the state of NJ. View the virtual NJ Directory or email info@musclemovementfoundation.org to request a hard copy of the Directory.


OLGA A. KATZ, M.D., PH.D.

Dr. Olga A. Katz has over twenty years of clinical and scientific experience. She has been board-certified as a specialist in Neurology, performed scientific research in the fields of Neurophysiology, and since 2004 has been a member of the faculty of Thomas Jefferson University.

In 2009, Dr. Katz established her solo practice at 822 Pine Street in Philadelphia, PA and since then continues to diagnose and treat neurological patients at this convenient location. She is a proud partner of the Muscle Movement Fdn. and has assisted our Founder and President, Rob DeMasi, in reaching several states of remission and maintaining significant quality of life despite Rob’s diagnosis of myasthenia gravis (MG).


Preston’s March for energy

Preston’s March for Energy’s mission is to provide children with special needs access to freedom, fun, and physical exercise that an adaptive bike will provide, to promote inclusion, and to educate those they serve and the community regarding the importance of physical fitness in the special needs population.

Preston is a young man with Mitochondrial Disease, which leaves him with low muscle tone and developmental delays. He tires easily and has balance issues but everyday he wakes up smiling and determined to keep up with his friends and especially his big brother!


preston’s Playground

Preston's Playground is an 100% accessible playground for ALL children to play together. It is located at the Newark Reservoir and owned by the City of Newark, DE.


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