If you’ve been diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND), we’re here to support you.

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If you’ve been diagnosed with motor neuron disease, we’re here to support you.

Our financial, wellbeing and practical services can help you to feel more in control, lessen your anxiety and better manage your situation so that you can make precious memories with your loved ones and make time count.

Our expert information, advice and support can help you understand your illness better, prepare for the future and improve your quality of life.​

Download our guide to find out some of the ways MND Scotland can support you and your loved ones.

Improve your wellbeing

Right now, you may be experiencing difficult emotions and seeking answers to many questions. But you’re not alone. We can help ease your worries and support your physical and mental health.

Online support group

Get your questions answered and chat with other people living with MND.


Access free sessions with a therapist to help you understand and manage your feelings.

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You may be able to access Grants and other financial support to help improve your wellbeing.

Helping you stay independent

MND may affect how you do things and get around. We can provide you with a range of support to help you remain independent as much as possible and have a good quality of life.

Record your voice

Learn about voice banking technology that allows people to always communicate in their own voice.


We may be able to support you with a grant to put towards adaptations to your home, specialist equipment and technology.

Equipment and communication aids

We can loan or give you a range of equipment and technology to help improve your daily life.

Easing your money worries

A diagnosis of MND can significantly reduce a household’s income and lead to rising costs. We can review your financial situation and help you to maximise your income.

If you’re struggling financially, we can help you with your money worries.

Our experienced team can:
  • provide confidential advice and support to navigate the benefit system.
  • provide advice or support moving from employment to benefits.
  • help you claim the benefits and financial support you’re entitled to.
Find more advice on how to save money at home this winter with Home Energy Scotland’s guide 

A diagnosis of motor neurone disease can significantly reduce a household’s income and lead to rising costs. Regardless of your financial situation we can help you to consider the following:

Any debt you may have and making arrangements to introduce more helpful payments

If you have any company sick pay arrangements and / or death in service arrangements

Whether you have any income protection plans and if so when will these payments start and should you consider commuting for a lump sum if available?

Your pension arrangements and how they might be arranged to suit your new circumstances

If you have critical illness insurance, can you make a claim and if so what to do with the funds

Whether you can make a terminal illness claim on any life assurance contracts and is this the right thing to do?

Benefits advice

We can help you claim what you’re entitled to or check if you’re currently receiving the right benefits.


We have a range of grants available to help you and your loved ones make time count.

Helping you take a break

Accessible holidays

You can holiday for free in two Scottish locations with up to six family members and friends.

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Our grants could help you take a trip away, enjoy a hobby or take some time for yourself.

We’re in your corner

Advocacy Service

We’ll protect your rights, ensure your voice is heard and help you access the support you need.

Wills and power of attorney

Our free legal service can help you plan ahead and reduce the stress your family may experience.

Take part in research

Research is vital to finding meaningful treatments and a cure for MND, and to improving standards of support and care.

Living with MND

We know a diagnosis of motor neuron disease can turn your world upside down. This section covers our essential advice, how to manage day-to-day issues and what may improve your quality of life.

How you can support our vital work

Fundraise for MND Scotland

Learn about all the different ways you can raise money for MND Scotland.

Leave a gift in your Will

Help to ensure more families benefit from our expert support long into the future.

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