Quest Podcast

Quest podcast, proudly presented by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, brings thoughtful conversation to the neuromuscular disease community and beyond about issues affecting individuals living with disabilities and those who love them. Our mission is to bring about more awareness, to educate and inform, to demystify and inspire, to contribute to progress, and…at times…to entertain. Thank you for listening!

Mindy Henderson

Mindy Henderson

About Our Host

Mindy Henderson, Director of Quest Media and host of the Quest podcast, was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, type 2 when she was 15 months old. Mindy is also a motivational speaker and author, and just released her first book, The Truth About Things That Suck.

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Episode 42- Empowering Individuality with Inclusive Style

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with the Executive Director of Open Style Lab (OSL), a non-profit organization that is on a mission to…

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Episode 41- Courage Kindled: A Hero’s Unbreakable Spirit

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with a retired US Army veteran and firefighter, Ken Sutcliffe and his wife, Andi. He has devoted his…

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Episode 40- Unlocking Access and Inspiring Action with Sophie Morgan

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with world-renowned advocate, entrepreneur, TV personality and producer, Sophie Morgan. She devotes her time and expertise to create…

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Episode 39- Behind the Scenes: A Look at the Science and Research for New Treatments

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with geneticist, Dr. Jeffrey Chamberlain and the Chief Research Officer of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Dr. Sharon Hesterlee.…

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Episode 38: Love Made Simple with DateAbility’s Alexa and Jacqueline Child

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with the founders of DateAbility, a dating application geared towards individuals with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Alexa and…

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Episode 37- How to find Meaning and Fulfillment with Isaac Banks

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with one of Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Ambassadors, Isaac Banks about finding fulfillment in our lives as we skyrocket…

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Episode 36- Wrapping Up 2023 with Leah and Amy

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with Muscular Dystrophy Association’s National Ambassadors, Leah Z., and Amy Shinneman. Amy feels that connecting and sharing her…

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Episode 35- Bridging the Gap Between Intention, Action, and Community Inclusion

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with the Director of Marketing and Communications at Idealist.org, President for New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) and host…

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Episode 34- Job Searching, Interviewing, and Employment with a Disability

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with a distinguished business leader from the St. Louis area, who lives with physical disabilities. Lori Becker, CEO…

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Episode 33- Wheelchair Barbie Talks Advocacy and Inclusion

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with a renowned journalist, model and disability rights activist, who lives with physical disabilities. Madison Lawson, who has…

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