ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease
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Support Groups & Resources
ALS Association: A national non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease through global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships.
Team Gleason: This is a non-profit organization that Steve and his wife Michel founded to empower people with ALS to live purposeful lives. They offer diverse and broad-reaching programming, brings assistive technology, equipment, and robust support services into the hands of ALS patients.
I AM ALS: Founded by ALS patient Brian Wallach and his wife, Sandra Abrevaya, I AM ALS is revolutionizing how we cure ALS by empowering and mobilizing patients, engaging with policy-makers, and offering vital resources for people impacted by ALS.
ALS Therapy Development Institute: A nonprofit biotechnology organization dedicated to developing effective treatments for ALS.
International Alliance of ALS/MNS Organizations: An international community for individual ALS/MND associations to share resources globally, advance awareness, and support people with ALS/MND worldwide.
Les Turner ALS Foundation: A foundation focused on research, patient care, and education about ALS.
Project ALS: This non-profit organization identifies and funds the most promising scientific research that will lead to the first effective treatments and a cure for ALS.
NIH ALS Information Page: An educational resource provided by the NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke explaing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and listing resources.