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The ALS support forum is an all-volunteer driven resource provided free of charge to help anyone directly or indirectly affected by ALS and MND (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). We help individuals get support with ALS, as well as providing ALS caregiver support, and people affected by ALS with help, questions and answers, and private discussions; all under one roof.

The ALS support and MND help forums are here for individuals like yourself - people impacted by ALS and MND (motor neuron disease), whether you're a caregiver, patient, friend or family member.

Our community consists of individuals working together; exchanging information, providing moral support, caregiver support and general help with ALS - together we cope with ALS, make friends, and help one another support those with ALS.

We encourage you to join our support group to ask questions, get help with ALS, and to share experiences.

Remember, you're not alone, chat about your journey with ALS with people that understand and have experience with this deadly disease.

Together we provide hope, information, support, help, and friendship. ALS support staff, individuals, mothers, daughters, brothers, sisters, patients, caregivers and friends alike.

We've already made a big difference, help us do even better, join today to get help with ALS.

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Experience has shown that there are many individuals ready, willing, and actively taking advantage of people searching for information about ALS and MND. These individuals are shameless in their pursuits and often use spam e-mail tactics, or worse yet, false claims, promises of miracle cures, misleading leading information and fear tactics in order to profit from your situation.

Have something to add to our information about potential scams? Do you have a personal story to share? Please feel free to share it with us through our publicly available ALS support and help groups. Working together we can make the Internet a safer place for people affected by ALS/MND.

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ALSforum is a support group to help people deal with the daily living issues associated with ALS. The ALS forum will connect you with people that can provide answers, support and help with ALS.

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Recent ALS chat and support group threads

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10-25-14  →  no disrespect just want advice and I will go away (6 views, 0 replies)
10-25-14  →  EMG readings. (23 views, 1 replies)
10-24-14  →  I appreciate any help (97 views, 3 replies)
10-24-14  →  Not sure what to think (92 views, 2 replies)
10-24-14  →  Golly... (147 views, 11 replies)
10-24-14  →  Torso weakness (202 views, 10 replies)
10-24-14  →  Feeding tube disc (123 views, 2 replies)
10-24-14  →  Sorry to return... (226 views, 8 replies)
10-24-14  →  Do I have als ?? Worried ... (213 views, 4 replies)
10-23-14  →  Newbie that needs help! :) (224 views, 7 replies)
10-23-14  →  A couple of Questions (195 views, 3 replies)
10-23-14  →  Flu Shot (301 views, 23 replies)
10-23-14  →  It's me again....... (163 views, 2 replies)
10-23-14  →  End Stages...just got more complicated (291 views, 6 replies)
10-23-14  →  Stabbing, highly localized, severe pain (193 views, 9 replies)
10-23-14  →  Wonder if we can set up a video chat or conference? (138 views, 7 replies)
10-22-14  →  Dps/peg soon (217 views, 9 replies)
10-22-14  →  Can ALS present itself this way? (380 views, 8 replies)
10-22-14  →  Blood and glucose in his urine (126 views, 2 replies)
10-22-14  →  Another question (283 views, 7 replies)
10-22-14  →  Help me help my Dad... Again (200 views, 8 replies)
10-22-14  →  Diagnosed today (409 views, 16 replies)
10-22-14  →  Hi everyone! (278 views, 9 replies)
10-22-14  →  Mother diagnosed (196 views, 3 replies)
10-22-14  →  please help need advice, guidance, a drink anything! (266 views, 2 replies)
10-21-14  →  Question about disease progression (304 views, 8 replies)
10-21-14  →  1st day at the Appels houston clinic (158 views, 1 replies)
10-21-14  →  All the things are adding up... hope I'm wrong (278 views, 3 replies)
10-21-14  →  One arm slighty larger than the other (183 views, 4 replies)
10-21-14  →  Please help I have questions about some symptoms (367 views, 6 replies)
10-20-14  →  Shingles (150 views, 4 replies)
10-20-14  →  The Internet! (239 views, 2 replies)
10-20-14  →  Mom has taken a turn... (288 views, 11 replies)
10-20-14  →  symmetry? (193 views, 2 replies)
10-20-14  →  Accidents all day:-( (227 views, 9 replies)
10-20-14  →  Tirasemtiv (133 views, 2 replies)
10-20-14  →  California handicap van 4 sale low mileage (111 views, 0 replies)
10-20-14  →  yat (279 views, 16 replies)
10-20-14  →  Questions re ALS (870 views, 30 replies)
10-20-14  →  Father newly diagnosed (414 views, 21 replies)
10-20-14  →  Medical Retirement Coming Up, Question (421 views, 27 replies)
10-20-14  →  GM604 news (259 views, 11 replies)
10-20-14  →  I think i got ALS.HELP PLEASE!! (486 views, 16 replies)
10-20-14  →  Without Good Health... (285 views, 8 replies)
10-19-14  →  Still not believing it. (528 views, 19 replies)
10-19-14  →  Wondering how to handle this situation (279 views, 10 replies)
10-19-14  →  Cause of ALS is found, Northwestern team says (755 views, 26 replies)
10-19-14  →  dumb question (292 views, 11 replies)
10-19-14  →  newly diagnosed (308 views, 11 replies)
10-19-14  →  32 and Scared (276 views, 3 replies)
03-31-06  →  Sporty Wheelchair? (sporty wheelchair for rough terrain)
03-31-06  →  Eric Edney and Even Better Now (important read for those affected by ALS)
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Sponsorship and thanks

A very special thank you goes out to Al Pettit (ALS forum moderator supreme). Al passed away in 2012 from ALS. It's with great joy that we know Al is watching us from above. Without Al Pettit's hardwork, kind nature, and thorough knowledge of ALS, this website would not be as important, or as helpful, as it is today.

A special thank you also goes to our web technology sponsor. ALSforums.com benefits from non profit website design in Toronto, web development and web maintenance by the kind folks at Intrigue Design located in Toronto, Ontario. Without the generosity and sponsorship of Intrigue as well as the sponsored hosting, this P'ALS community would not be possible.

In lieu of the success of this site we've launched a similar moderated support forum in beta at Fibromyalgia Forums and Lyme Forums. Fibromyalgia Forums supports individuals with Fibromyalgia, and those that suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and chronic pain related syndromes. Lyme Forums is for individuals and groups that are affected by Lyme disease, whether family members, friends or those infected with Lyme.

Most importantly, a very big thank you to all of our heroic members and daily visitors - if only we could have met on different terms - keep up the fight!

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