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ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

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The ALS Association

National. 39 chapters and support groups. Founded 1985. Dedicated to finding the cause, prevention and cure of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Aims to enhance the quality of life for people with ALS and their families. Newsletter 3 times/yr. Provides chapter development guidelines.
Write:
The ALS Association
1275 K Street NW, Ste 250
Washington, DC 20005
Voice: 1-800-782-4747 or 818-880-9007 for non-medical information and referral
Fax: 818-880-9006
Website: http://www.alsa.org
E-mail: alsinfo@alsa-national.org
Verified: 7/17/2013

ALS Support Forum

Online. Provides a free community of support for anyone directly or indirectly affected by ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and MND (motor neuron disease) including caregiver support.
Website: http://www.alsforums.com
Verified: 7/26/2013

ALS Forums

Online. 550+ members. Support, information and sharing of experiences for persons with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) and motor neuron diseases, their families and friends. Also includes primary lateral sclerosis, progressive muscular atrophy and multifocal motor neuropathy.
Website: http://www.alsforums.com
Verified: 7/26/2012

WebMD Medical Reference from the American Self-Help Clearinghouse

Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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